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New Good Practice Resources On Managing Conflicts Of Interest

Friday, 3 July 2020, 10:18 am | Office of the Auditor-General

No matter what your role is or how senior you are, there’s a good chance you will have a conflict of interest at some point in your working life. Managing conflicts of interest – both financial and non-financial – helps to maintain trust and ... More >>

Annual Plan 2020/21 Published

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 2:12 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Office’s Annual plan 2020/21 was presented to the House of Representatives today. Our purpose is improving trust and promoting value in the public sector. Ensuring trust and confidence in the public sector has never been more critical than now, ... More >>

Auditor-General Supports Proposal To Extend Statutory Reporting Time Frames

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 2:22 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

We’ve published a statement on our website about a proposed amendment to legislation to extend the 30 June 2020 statutory reporting time frames by up to two months for public organisations. This proposal depends on the legislation being passed before ... More >>

Auditor-General Report: Ministry Of Health: Management Of PPE In Response To Covid-19

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 2:05 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Our report Ministry of Health: Management of personal protective equipment in response to Covid-19 was presented to the House of Representatives today. The public health response that Covid-19 required has been unprecedented in our lifetimes. During the ... More >>

Insights Into Local Government: 2019

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 2:15 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Our report Insights into local government: 2019 was presented to the House of Representatives today. This report discusses several trends and developments in the local government sector in 2019 and gives some insights into how councils were managing risks before ... More >>

Auditor-General's Controller Update Published

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 2:12 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

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The Auditor-General’s Strategic Intentions To 2025

Friday, 29 May 2020, 9:13 am | Office of the Auditor-General

We’ve published The Auditor-General’s strategic intentions to 2025 . Our strategic intentions describe the outcomes and impacts we are ultimately working towards, and the strategy we have developed to help get us there. Every three years, we publish ... More >>

Update On The Progress Of Our Review Of Personal Protective Equipment

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 2:19 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

On 21 April, we announced our independent review of the Ministry of Health’s management of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the Covid-19 response. At the time, we expected to complete our review in four weeks, after which we would report ... More >>

Reappointment of Deputy Controller and Auditor-General

Friday, 8 May 2020, 12:41 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Following a recommendation by the Officers of Parliament Committee, Parliament has reappointed Greg Schollum as Deputy Controller and Auditor-General until 30 April 2023. The Deputy Controller and Auditor-General is appointed under the Public Audit ... More >>

Auditor-General's Report - Implementing The Firearms Buy-back And Amnesty Scheme

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 2:21 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Implementing the firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme was presented to the House of Representatives today. On 15 March 2019, attacks at two Christchurch mosques left 51 people dead and a great many others with permanent ... More >>

Auditor-General's Letter To The Epidemic Response Committee

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 2:09 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Government’s response to COVID-19 has had a significant impact on public finances and the operation of the public sector. Public organisations are now working under extraordinary circumstances that create a wide range of risks and challenges for ... More >>

Independent Review Of The Management Of Personal Protective Equipment

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 11:14 am | Office of the Auditor-General

21 April 2020: The Auditor-General will provide an independent review of the Ministry of Health’s management of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the COVID-19 response. The Auditor-General has agreed with the Ministry of Health (the ... More >>

Auditor-General's Controller Update On Government Spending On COVID-19

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 10:20 am | Office of the Auditor-General

We've published a Controller update on Government spending in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On 25 March 2020, Parliament passed legislation in response to the pandemic authorising the Government to spend up to $52 billion in addition ... More >>

COVID-19: Important Governance Matters To Consider

Monday, 6 April 2020, 2:16 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

3 April 2020: The Auditor-General has written to the chief executives of a range of public agencies about important governance matters to consider during the response to the pandemic. The contents of this letter are useful matters for all chief executives ... More >>

Auditing In The Context Of COVID-19 - Statement From The OAG

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 12:41 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

We’re aware that the current circumstances leave public entities unsure how they might meet their accountability obligations. The Auditor-General’s audit service providers are responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation with the best interests ... More >>

COVID-19: Statement On OAG's Plans And Response

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 3:30 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

COVID-19 statement The Office of the Auditor-General is committed to helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our main concern is the health and welfare of our staff, and the people we interact with. We're following the advice of the Ministry ... More >>

Otago Regional Council: Applications To Auditor-General For Declarations And Exemptions

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 12:24 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Otago Regional Council applied for exemptions and/or declarations under the Local Authorities (Members’ Interests) Act 1968 to enable certain councillors to take part in imminent decisions about freshwater management. There are two key overarching ... More >>

Auditor-General's Report Published - Reflecting On Our Work About Water Management

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 2:08 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Reflecting on our work about water management was presented to the House of Representatives today. Over the last two years we have been looking at how well public organisations are carrying out their water management ... More >>

Auditor-General's inquiry into Alpine Energy Limited

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 2:18 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Inquiry into Alpine Energy Limited’s decision to install solar equipment at a senior executive’s house was published on our website today. More >>

Central government: Results of the 2018/19 audits

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 2:19 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Central government: Results of the 2018/19 audits was presented to the House of Representatives today. This report summarises our audit of the Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the year ended 30 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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