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Chief Ombudsman announces advisory group of rangatira
Thu 12 Dec 2019
Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, announced today the establishment of a panel of Māori advisers made up of prominent experts and rangatahi leaders.
Chief Ombudsman revisits Not a game of hide and seek
Wed 11 Dec 2019
The Chief Ombudsman is launching a new inquiry into whether central government agencies have addressed any weaknesses identified in a landmark investigation five years ago.
OIA and LGOIMA requests over the holidays
Wed 4 Dec 2019
By law, when you ask an agency for official information they have to respond to your request as soon as reasonably practicable and no later than 20 working days after they got it.
Tauranga and Porirua City Councils in next round of LGOIMA practice investigations
Tue 3 Dec 2019
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has announced a further two self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of selected councils.
Auckland South Corrections Facility let down by its staffing issues
Wed 20 Feb 2019
The Chief Ombudsman says staff shortages at one of New Zealand’s largest prisons are causing prisoners to spend extended periods of time locked in their cells and prisoners’ rehabilitation needs are not being met.
Chief Ombudsman commences two investigations into the Ministry of Health and its services for people with intellectual disabilities
Thu 14 Feb 2019
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has launched investigations into the Ministry of Health’s oversight of facilities and services for intellectually disabled people with high and complex needs.
Ombudsman confirms Callaghan Innovation investigation
Wed 24 Oct 2018
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has confirmed he will conduct an investigation into the way Callaghan Innovation administers its Official Information Act requests.
Chief Ombudsman says Annual Report highlights significant progress
Wed 17 Oct 2018
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Annual Report for 2017/2018.
Three new OIA/LGOIMA investigations underway – public feedback wanted
Tue 9 Oct 2018
The Chief Ombudsman has commenced three new self-initiated investigations into the official information practices of the public sector.
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