Other authorities that might be able to help
Sometimes, we're not the right agency to resolve people's concerns.
Other authorities that might be able to help include:
- : concerns about the performance of public service departments, and integrity and conduct in the public service and the wider State services.
- complaints under the Ombudsmen Act 1975 about “matters of administration”, such as an allegation of unfair treatment by a public sector organisation or other matter that affects an individual personally, and
- reviews of decisions under the Official Information Act 1982 or Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, such as a request for access to official information that has been declined.
- or : fraud, which can include matters of criminal misconduct involving a public office holder, and related criminal proceedings.
- : complaints about interferences with privacy under the Privacy Act 1993, such as refusal of access to personal information.
- : complaints about discrimination on grounds such as age, ethnic origin, and disability.
- : complaints of breaches of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights, concerning both publicly owned and private providers.
- : concerns that the environment may be, or has been, adversely affected.
- : anti-competitive behaviour by businesses, and false or misleading trading practices.
- : conduct in breach of the Charities Act or serious wrongdoing in connection with a registered charity.
- : securities markets activities, matters that may affect the interests of investors, and possible breaches of securities law.
- : a gateway website for disputes resolution and investigation agencies that provide the New Zealand public with complaint resolution processes.
Page last updated: 18 March 2015