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About us

Lyn Provost

The work of the Controller and Auditor-General is carried out by the Office of the Auditor-General, Audit New Zealand, and private sector auditing firms. Audit New Zealand is a stand-alone business unit with its own website.

Within the Office of the Auditor-General there are six different teams. Each team is led by an Assistant Auditor-General. The teams are:

One Corporate Services Team, also led by an Assistant Auditor-General, supports both the Office of the Auditor-General and Audit New Zealand.

Our vision is that our audit and assurance work improves the performance of, and the public’s trust in, the public sector.

Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team includes:

The OAG Leadership Team meets twice every month. It considers all OAG business and work programme matters. The Executive Director of Audit New Zealand attends to ensure that information flows easily and regularly between the OAG and Audit New Zealand.

The Assistant Auditors-General of the Research and Development, Local Government, Parliamentary, and Performance Audit teams are managed by the Deputy Auditor-General. The Assistant Auditors-General of the Accounting and Auditing Policy, Legal, and Corporate Services teams are managed by the Auditor-General. The Executive Director of Audit New Zealand also reports to the Auditor-General.

Page last updated: 1 February 2017

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