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  • Annual Report 2013/2014 - at a glance

    Annual reports
    This document shows our Annual Report for 2013/2014 at a glance.
  • Annual Report 2013/2014 - full report

    Annual reports
    This year we have begun to reap the benefits of the additional resources granted to us by Parliament for the 2013/14 year onwards, which has enabled us to appoint additional staff to progress the amount of work we are receiving.
  • Statement of Intent 2014/18

    Strategic intentions
    This statement of intent sets out the nature and scope of our functions, the strategic direction of our organisation, what we are hoping to achieve, and some key measures.
  • Making disability rights real 2012/2013

    Reports, Disability rights reports
    This is the second report of the Independent Monitoring Mechanism of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Available in full and summary form.
  • Submission of the Ombudsman - Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill

    Submissions
    This submission relates to the information management requirements of clause 275B of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill.
  • Submission of the Ombudsman - Environmental Reporting Bill

    Submissions
    It is in the interests of all New Zealanders to have comprehensive and reliable information available regularly on environmental issues that affect all of us. I do however have significant concerns with one aspect of the bill, namely clause 16, under which the Secretary for the Environment (MFE) and the Government Statistician can veto release of information to be used in an environmental report.
  • Submission of the Ombudsmen - the Public's Right to Know

    Submissions
    The Ombudsman's submission on the Law Commission's Issues Paper 18 The Public’s Right to Know:  A Review of the Official Information Act 1982 and Parts 1-6 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
  • Annual Report 2009/2010

    Annual reports
    At the close of the 2009/10 reporting year we find ourselves in a similar position to the agencies we oversee: endeavouring to deliver more and better services with the same (or in some cases fewer) resources.
  • Statement of Intent 2010/13

    Strategic intentions
    This statement of intent sets out the nature and scope of our functions, the strategic direction of our organisation, what we are hoping to achieve, and some key measures.