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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 >>

Auditor-General releases report on “functional leadership"

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 2:13 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Using “functional leadership” to improve government procurement was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Schools audit results and Controller update published

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 2:17 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

We have published the results of the 2018 school audits on our website. More >>

Submission on the Public Finance (Wellbeing) Amendment Bill

Monday, 4 November 2019, 2:35 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Finance and Expenditure Committee is currently considering submissions on the Public Finance (Wellbeing) Amendment Bill. This Bill proposes new requirements for: • the Government to report annually on its wellbeing objectives in the Budget; ... More >>

Auditor-General's annual report and councillors' guide

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 2:16 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s Annual report 2018/19 was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Inquiry into Waikato DHB's procurement of services

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:20 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Inquiry into Waikato District Health Board’s procurement of services from HealthTap was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Crown investment in freshwater clean-up

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:26 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Crown investment in freshwater clean-up was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Managing freshwater quality: Challenges and opportunities

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 2:11 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Managing freshwater quality: Challenges and opportunities was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Auditor-General's letter and intentions published

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:54 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

Lawrence Yule MP wrote to our Office with concerns about the Department of Corrections' approach to procuring design and build services for rapid deployment of prison accommodation. We have published our response to Mr Yule on our website . More >>

Public accountability: A matter of trust and confidence

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:20 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s discussion paper Public accountability: A matter of trust and confidence was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

Response to Parliamentary Service's report

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 5:40 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

In December 2018, the Auditor-General received a request to look into claims that a Member of Parliament asked a parliamentary support staff member to carry out political party work during work hours. On 18 February 2019, the Auditor-General wrote to the ... More >>

Paying teachers the minimum wage and salary assessments

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 2:24 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

31 July 2019: We have written back to Hon Nikki Kaye about concerns she raised with us over some teachers receiving less than the minimum wage, and about the apparent time taken to make teacher salary assessments. More >>

Letter published on Auditor-General website

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 2:11 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

David Seymour MP wrote to our Office raising concerns about the involvement of Hon Shane Jones in the decision to grant $4.6 million to the Manea Footprints of Kupe Cultural Heritage and Education Centre through the Provincial Growth Fund. Mr Jones ... More >>

Auditor-General's letters published

Monday, 1 July 2019, 2:12 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

We’ve published two letters on our website today. The first is a letter to the chief executives and board chairs of district health boards summarising the main matters arising from the 2017/18 audits of district health boards. The main matters ... More >>

Auditor-General's Annual plan 2019/20 published

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:14 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s Annual plan 2019/20 was presented to the House of Representatives today. More >>

 

 

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