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Author portrait picture It all comes back to trust and confidence

Here at the Office of the Auditor-General, our overall strategic outcome is about making sure that Parliament and New Zealanders have trust and confidence in the public sector. So it was a familiar topic at October’s Leaders Integrity Forum when the focus was about building and maintaining trust.

Author portrait picture What is an inquiry?

The Auditor-General has the power to inquire into public entities’ use of public resources. What exactly does that mean? In the first of a series of blogs about our inquiry work, Inquiries Manager David Lemmon explains…

Author portrait picture Fraud: Some cautionary tales

During International Fraud Awareness Week we shared stories from our auditors about instances of alleged fraud they’ve come across while carrying out their work. We thought it we be useful to collect them all in one place.