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Final Opinion on Ruru School seclusion complaint
Thu 16 Nov 2017
The Chief Ombudsman has released his Final Opinion on the complaint concerning seclusion of a child at Ruru Specialist School.
Annual Report: Ombudsman having stronger impact than ever
Wed 25 Oct 2017
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Annual Report for 2016/2017, saying it shows his Office is having a greater impact in more areas and on more lives than ever before.
PrivacyLive lunchtime forum
Fri 22 Sep 2017
A lively panel discussion on Right to Know Day, Thursday 28 September, will highlight New Zealanders' rights to access government information and personal information about themselves.
New Zealand and Australia unite for Right to Know
Thu 21 Sep 2017
Right to Know Day on 28 September highlights your right to access personal and official information.
Chief Ombudsman releases report on government OIA practices
Tue 8 Dec 2015
The Chief Ombudsman, Dame Beverley Wakem, released a report today on her investigation into the practices adopted by central government agencies for complying with the OIA.
Review of OIA practices announced
Wed 17 Dec 2014
On 17 December 2014, the Chief Ombudsman commenced a wide-ranging review of Official Information Act (OIA) practices in the public sector.
30 years of the OIA in NZ
Mon 1 Jul 2013
30 years ago today, on 1 July 1983, the Official Information Act (OIA) came into force.
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