Organisation

Office of the Auditor-General (New Zealand)

Report

Implementing the firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme

As part of its response to the Christchurch mosque attacks, the New Zealand Parliament introduced a firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme. This report examines how effectively and efficiently the Police implemented the scheme.
Report

Reflecting on our work about water management

This document presents findings from a two-year-long project that examined how well public organisations are currently managing water resources and delivering water-related services for the benefit of New Zealanders.
Report

Using “functional leadership” to improve government procurement

New Zealand Government Procurement and the State Services Commission need to work together to strengthen the framework that underpins the procurement functional leadership role. This report discusses matters the authors expect New Zealand Government Procurement and the State Services Commission to consider.
Guide

Severance payments: a guide for the public sector

This guide is intended to help public sector employers when considering making a severance payment to a departing employee. It replaces our 2012 publication, and has been updated to reflect more recent case law and changes in accounting standards.
Report

Using different processes to protect marine environments

This report looks at how two groups used two different processes that generated advice to Ministers for establishing marine protection, including marine reserves. Each group used a process that was different in terms of its origin, purpose, scope, and expected outcomes.