Announcements from 2018

Request to inquire into Mudtopia Request to inquire into Mudtopia

4 December 2018: We have written to the Chief Executive of Rotorua District Council with the reasons for our decision not to inquire into Mudtopia.

Tasman District Council and the proposed Waimea dam

29 November 2018: We are receiving enquiries about the Council's proposed Waimea dam. To help keep people informed, we have decided to publish copies of the letters we have sent to the Council on this topic.

Submissions on recent proposals

15 October 2018: The Auditor-General has provided submissions to the State Services Commission and the Treasury on proposals to reform the State Sector Act 1988, to set up an Independent Fiscal Institution, and to embed a focus on wellbeing in the Public Finance Act 1989.

Partnership schools: Request for investigation Partnership schools: Request for investigation

23 May 2018: On 20 February 2018, the Auditor-General received a request from Hon Nikki Kaye to investigate the way the Government is managing its contract negotiations with partnership schools and the possible transition of partnership schools to other schooling models. This is our response.

New Controller and Auditor-General New Controller and Auditor-General

12 April 2018: The Officers of Parliament Committee recommended on 11 April 2018 to the House of Representatives the appointment of John Michael Ryan as the next Controller and Auditor-General for a term not exceeding seven years.