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Introducing our work programme – Water management

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Introducing our work programme – Water management

Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Introducing our work programme – Water management New Zealanders rely on water for our health, our economy, and our lifestyle. For Māori, water is an important spiritual and cultural resource that is regarded as a taonga. The oceans that surround us and our lakes and rivers are […]

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Annual Report 2016/17

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Annual Report 2016/17

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Annual Report 2016/17 It has been a year of significant challenges and changes for the Office. It has also been a rewarding year that has seen increasing impact from our work. Every seven years, the Office transitions from one Auditor-General to their successor. In […]

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Reflections from our audits: Investment and asset management

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Reflections from our audits: Investment and asset management

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Reflections from our audits: Investment and asset management Investment and asset management are critical to New Zealand’s future. Public entities are stewards of physical assets worth about $260 billion and financial assets worth about $145 billion. These assets provide essential services to New Zealanders. […]

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Decision to grant Peter Thiel citizenship

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Decision to grant Peter Thiel citizenship

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Decision to grant Peter Thiel citizenship Denise Roche MPGreen Party of Aotearoa New ZealandParliament BuildingsPrivate Bag 18041Wellington 6160 Dear Ms Roche DECISION TO GRANT PETER THIEL CITIZENSHIP Thank you for your letter dated 23 February 2017 requesting that the Auditor-General investigate the decision to […]

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Fuji Xerox and all-of-government contracts

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fuji Xerox and all-of-government contracts

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Fuji Xerox and all-of-government contracts Rt Hon Winston PetersMember of Parliament for NorthlandParliament BuildingsWELLINGTON By email: winston.peters@parliament.govt.nz Dear Mr Peters FUJI XEROX AND ALL-OF-GOVERNMENT CONTRACT Thank you for your letter dated 11 May 2017 about All-of-Government contracts and financial irregularities at Fuji Xerox. I […]

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The Auditor-General’s strategic intentions to 2025

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Auditor-General’s strategic intentions to 2025

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: The Auditor-General’s strategic intentions to 2025 The Auditor-General’s strategic intentions to 2025. I am pleased to present the Auditor-General’s strategic intentions for 2017/18 to 2024/25. We intend to use our unique perspective and independent voice to influence the changes needed for New Zealand’s public […]

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Mental health: Effectiveness of the planning to discharge people from hospital

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Mental health: Effectiveness of the planning to discharge people from hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Mental health: Effectiveness of the planning to discharge people from hospital He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata. Mental health problems affect New Zealanders from all walks of life, with one in five people affected each year. […]

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Ministry of Social Development: How it deals with complaints

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Social Development: How it deals with complaints

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Ministry of Social Development: How it deals with complaints Introduction 1.1The Ministry of Social Development (the Ministry) is the largest public service department in New Zealand. Each year it administers more than $20 billion in government expenditure and provides services to help more than […]

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Inquiry into state schools requesting payments in connection with out-of-zone places

By   /  May 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Inquiry into state schools requesting payments in connection with out-of-zone places

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Inquiry into state schools requesting payments in connection with out-of-zone places Overview Free enrolment is a fundamental principle of our education system. When the media reported that three state schools were charging people for the right to enter their children in out-of-zone ballots, we […]

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Immigration New Zealand: Delivering transformational change

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Immigration New Zealand: Delivering transformational change

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Immigration New Zealand: Delivering transformational change Tē tōia, tē haumatia Immigration is an important part of New Zealand’s history and development. New Zealand competes internationally for skilled labour, international students, and tourists. People who want to study or work in New Zealand need to […]

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Local government: Results of the 2015/16 audits

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Local government: Results of the 2015/16 audits

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Local government: Results of the 2015/16 audits Tēnā koutou. I am pleased to present the results of the 2015/16 local government audits. As this is published, local authorities are starting to prepare their 2018-28 long-term plans and infrastructure strategies. When preparing these documents, local […]

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The Auditor-General's Auditing Standards

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Auditor-General's Auditing Standards

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: The Auditor-General’s Auditing Standards Note: The Auditor-General’s Auditing Standards are published every three years but are more regularly updated (the updates are summarised in our annual report). All appointed auditors should be logging in to The Auditors’ Homepage to access the most recent version of […]

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Insights and challenges: The Auditor-General's vision for the public sector

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Insights and challenges: The Auditor-General's vision for the public sector

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Insights and challenges: The Auditor-General’s vision for the public sector Letter sent on 30 March 2017 to State sector chief executives by Martin Matthews, the Controller and Auditor-General about his vision for the public sector. Tēnā koe Insights and challenges: My vision for the […]

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Investing in tertiary education assets.

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Investing in tertiary education assets.

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Investing in tertiary education assets. Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi Tertiary education institutions – our universities, polytechnics, wānanga, and other tertiary education organisations – make an important contribution to New Zealand’s social and economic success. In 2015, these […]

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Inquiry into aspects of Auckland Council’s Westgate/Massey North town centre project

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Inquiry into aspects of Auckland Council’s Westgate/Massey North town centre project

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Inquiry into aspects of Auckland Council’s Westgate/Massey North town centre project In February 2015, I announced that my Office would carry out an inquiry into Auckland Council’s management of a project to develop a new town centre in Massey North. 1 Several people had […]

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority: Assessing its effectiveness and efficiency

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority: Assessing its effectiveness and efficiency

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority: Assessing its effectiveness and efficiency In 2010 and 2011, the Canterbury region suffered New Zealand’s worst natural disaster since the Napier earthquake in 1931. The Canterbury earthquakes killed 185 people, injured about 5800 people, damaged more than 100,000 homes, destroyed […]

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Results of the 2015 tertiary education institution audits

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Results of the 2015 tertiary education institution audits

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Results of the 2015 tertiary education institution audits Letter sent on 31 January 2017 to Dr Jian Yang MP, Chairperson of the Education and Science Committee, House of Representatives. For your information, we set out in this letter the summary results of the tertiary […]

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Results of the 2015/16 Crown research institute audits

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Results of the 2015/16 Crown research institute audits

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Results of the 2015/16 Crown research institute audits Letter sent on 31 January 2017 to Dr Jian Yang MP, Chairperson of the Education and Science Committee, House of Representatives. “LOOKING FORWARD – INSIGHTS FROM THE 2015/16 CRI ANNUAL AUDITS” I am writing to the […]

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Central government: Results of the 2015/16 audits

By   /  December 13, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Central government: Results of the 2015/16 audits

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Central government: Results of the 2015/16 audits Throughout my career, the financial statements of the Government have been a key feature. As an Assistant Auditor-General (AAG) in the 1990s, I was involved in the audit of the new accrual-based financial statements. As the responsible […]

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Governance of the National Security System

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Controller and Auditor General, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Governance of the National Security System

MIL OSI – Source: Controller and Auditor General – News/Statement: Headline: Governance of the National Security System National security arrangements are probably not matters that most New Zealanders would think about often, but they are important to all of our lives. Although a level of secrecy is needed, the National Security System needs to strike […]

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