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  • Ombudsman releases latest LGOIMA reports

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    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier today published his latest four reports into Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA) practice and compliance at local authorities.

  • Chief Ombudsman welcomes visit by international aged care expert

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    The Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, welcomes the recent visit of the UN’s independent expert on older people.

  • Chief Ombudsman critical of overcrowding at Henry Bennett

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    The Chief Ombudsman is calling on the Waikato District Health Board to address overcrowding, and the high use of seclusion and physical restraints, at its Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre.

  • Latest OIA, LGOIMA data released

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    The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his latest Official Information Act (OIA) and Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) data.

  • Chief Ombudsman welcomes Protected Disclosure Act review

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    The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins that the Government intends to begin strengthening the Protected Disclosures Act to provide better protection for whistle blowers.

  • Ombudsman releases first LGOIMA investigation report

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    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has published the results of his first investigation into how our local authorities are working with the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA).
  • Chief Ombudsman to conduct wide-ranging investigation into the removal of newborn babies

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    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is conducting his own wide-ranging and independent investigation into the steps Oranga Tamariki takes when newborn babies are removed.