Publications by topic

Annual audit highlights

A list of reports tabled as B.29 parliamentary papers (mostly local government and central government audit reports).

Auckland reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters that relate to Auckland.

Central government reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about central government agencies (Ministries, Departments, State-owned enterprises, or Crown entities).

Corporate documents

A list of publications about our organisation - annual plans and annual reports, reviews of us by other audit offices, and planning documents.

Defence reports

A list of the reports, articles, and presentations about defence entities or defence-related topics.

Discussion papers

A list of the discussion papers published by the Office of the Auditor-General.

Education reports

A list of the reports, articles, and presentations about educational institutions (the Ministry of Education, schools, polytechnics, universities, or wānanga) or education-related matters.

Environmental reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about environmental agencies or environmental matters.

Funding/grant programmes

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about funding arrangements or grant programmes.

Health reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about public entities in the health sector or health-related matters.

Housing reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about housing and housing agencies.

Inquiry reports

A list of the reports produced outside of the Office's scheduled work programme, as a result of the Auditor-General's decision to inquire into a public entity's use of resources.

Latest reports and letters

The Auditor-General publishes 30-40 reports and letters on this website each year. These are the most recent.

Local government reports

the local government sector (city, district, and unitary councils, and council-controlled organisations).

Māori entities or issues reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about kaupapa Māori or publicly funded entities or organisations operating to benefit Māori.

Parliament reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about parliamentary processes or parliamentarians.

Performance audit reports

A list of the reports produced as part of the Office's scheduled work programme. Performance audits examine matters of efficiency and effectiveness, waste, probity, compliance with statutory obligations, financial prudence, or any combination of these.

Performance reporting

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about performance information and how it is reported by public entities.

Procurement resources

A list of our reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters about procurement.

Sensitive expenditure reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about sensitive expenditure (spending that could be seen as having a private benefit).

Transport reports

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about transport agencies or transport-related matters.

Water management

Water management is one of the themes we're working on. Here's a brief description of what we're doing and links to our published reports about water...