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Students w behavioural difficulties need support

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 10:14 am | Office of the Ombudsmen

The Office of the Ombudsmen says more consistent support needs to be available for students with behavioural difficulties in mainstream schools. More >>

Lack of mental health services - prisons risk

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 10:13 am | Office of the Ombudsmen

A lack of inpatient facilities enabling appropriate mental health treatment is placing prisoners and staff at risk and may be contributing to prison suicides, the Office of the Ombudsmen says. More >>

Some public servants play games with OIA requests

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 10:12 am | Office of the Ombudsmen

The Office of the Ombudsmen is concerned some parts of the public service have been deliberately delaying responses to Official Information requests. More >>

Death of Chief Ombudsman, John Belgrave

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 3:22 pm | Office of the Ombudsmen

The Office of the Ombudsman notes with sadness the passing of the Chief Ombudsman, John Belgrave DCNZM. More >>

International Conference of Information Commission

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 1:50 pm | Office of the Ombudsmen

More than 180 delegates from around the world will be gathering at a conference in Wellington from 26 – 29 November to discuss the opportunities and challenges today’s world presents for freedom of information. More >>

Official Information complaints rise

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 3:56 pm | Office of the Ombudsmen

The Office of the Ombudsmen has reported that the number of complaints under the Official Information Act increased by more than six percent to 812 in the last year. More >>

Sorry shouldn’t be hard to say – Ombudsmen

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 3:54 pm | Office of the Ombudsmen

The Ombudsmen’s Office is suggesting a law change to make it easier for government agencies to apologise, without running the risk of facing litigation. More >>

Ombudsmen report worrying trend over OIA

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 3:33 pm | Office of the Ombudsmen

The Office of the Ombudsmen has taken issue with government agencies claiming information is so sensitive that the Official Information Act should not apply. More >>

Ombudsman's Report On "Lie in unison" Memo

Thursday, 26 February 2004, 2:22 pm | Office of the Ombudsmen

REPORT OF THE OMBUDSMAN, MEL SMITH UPON THE ACTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR IN REGARD TO AN OFFICIAL INFORMATION ACT COMPLAINT BY SARAH BOYLE, OF THE OFFICE OF THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION More >>

 

 

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