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OAG Twitter - A guide for the public

About the Office of the Auditor-General's Twitter account ...

The Office of the Auditor-General is bound by the Twitter Terms of Service. You can read the Twitter Terms of Service here

The following terms of usage do not interfere with your agreement to follow Twitter’s Terms of Service.

The Office of the Auditor-General has one official Twitter account – @auditor_general

Topics covered by the @auditor_general account will include:

  • information about our staff and the work they do;
  • alerts when audit and inquiry reports are published;
  • links to new and previously published reports from our Office;
  • alerts to new content on our website; and
  • information about future reports and audits.

As a follower of the @auditor_general account, you can expect to see tweets whenever reports are published. We will not tweet on the weekends or public holidays.

The Auditor-General and Office of the Auditor-General do not endorse or approve of any opinions or philosophies of those who are followed by the @auditor_general. Likewise, the Office of the Auditor-General does not endorse or support the views and opinions of @auditor_general followers.

The @auditor_general account will be monitored Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm NZ-time.

The Office of the Auditor-General staff member monitoring Twitter will strive to answer all @reply tweets.

All @replies will be read and passed on to staff at the Office of the Auditor-General. 

By sending @replies to the @auditor_general account, you are providing your permission for the Office of the Auditor General to use, copy, and reproduce your content.

At the discretion of the staff member monitoring the @auditor_general account, @replies deemed abusive, unlawful, derogatory, discriminatory, or defamatory will be reported to Twitter and the accounts from which they originated will be blocked by @auditor_general. The Office is under no obligation to give any reason for its decision to block accounts.

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