Office of the Auditor-General - Latest News [Page 1]

Auditor-General's Annual Report 2019/20 Published

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 3:14 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

We’ve published our Annual report 2019/20 on our website. It has been a challenging year for the country, the public sector, and the Office. We have all been deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In times of crisis, public trust and confidence ... More >>

Legislation Passed To Extend Reporting Time Frames

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 12:36 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

6 August 2020: We have written to the chief executives of public organisations with 30 June balance dates about the extended reporting time frames for 2020. Kia ora koutou katoa As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the amount of work that will be ... More >>

Auditor-General Publishes Four Reports - PGF, NZTA, Inland Revenue, Public Housing

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 2:38 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Today the Auditor-General published four reports, which are all available on our website: · Managing the Provincial Growth Fund · New Zealand Transport Agency: Maintaining state highways through Network Outcomes Contracts · Inland Revenue Department: ... More >>

Looking At How Effectively A Joint Venture Has Been Set Up To Reduce Family Violence

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 2:13 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Government’s efforts to reduce family violence and sexual violence draws on people and resources in many organisations. Separately, those efforts are not proving as effective as they could be. The Government has created the Family Violence and ... More >>

Auditor-General's Controller Update; Information About Auckland City Rail Link Performance Audit

Monday, 27 July 2020, 2:07 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Controller update We’ve published our latest Controller update on Government spending on Covid-19 on our website. This update covers the Government’s financial records for spending approved and incurred for the 11 months ended 31 May 2020. We have examined ... More >>

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

More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL