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Dealing with government agencies

How to challenge their decisions and get information from them

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Government Agencies

Where to go for more support

Office of the Ombudsman

www.ombudsman.parliament.nz

Free phone: 0800 802 602

Email: office@Ombudsman.parliament.nz

Privacy Commission

www.privacy.org.nz

For information about the Privacy Act, the role of the Privacy Commissioner and how to make a complaint:
Phone: 0800 803 909
Phone: (04) 474 7590
Email: enquiries@privacy.org.nz

Directory of Official Information

www.justice.govt.nz/about/official-information-act-requests/directory-of-official-information

This lists all central government bodies alphabetically along with the types of information that each one holds.

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