Resources and publications
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Commonly used guides include:
- The OIA for Ministers and agencies
- The LGOIMA for local government agencies
- Making official information requests: a guide for requesters
Case notes and opinions
Case notes are a short case summary, often demonstrating an aspect of a case.
An Ombudsman's Opinion is published where there is public interest in showing the full details of a case.
Projects, reference and data
Template letters and work sheets
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Expectations for conditions and treatment of residents in health and disability places of detention – aged careOPCATThe Chief Ombudsman’s ‘Expectations for the conditions and treatment of residents in health and disability facilities- aged care’ (‘Expectations – aged care’) are intended to provide residents, their whānau, facility management and staff, Parliament, an
Report on an unannounced follow up inspection of Te Whare Maiangiangi Unit, Tauranga Hospital, under the Crimes of Torture Act 1989 Primary tabsOPCATExecutive Summary Background This report sets out my findings and recommendations concerning the conditions and treatment of people detained in Te Whare Maiangiangi Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit (the Unit), which was inspected
- OPCAT, Factsheets
Ombudsman and IPCA are visiting court facilities Update: August 2020
- Danks report
Our General Report recognised that before the Government made final decisions on its recommendations certain matters would require further examination.
- Danks report
These reports by the Danks Committee on Official Information led to the enactment of the Official Information Act in 1982.