List of references

Spending public money wisely and well: how to put basic principles into practice.

Office of the Auditor-General good practice guides

Public sector purchases, grants, and gifts: Managing funding arrangements with external parties (June 2008)

Procurement guidance for public entities (June 2008)

Managing conflicts of interest: Guidance for public entities (June 2007)

Controlling sensitive expenditure: Guidelines for public entities (February 2007)

Principles to underpin management by public entities of funding to non-government organisations (June 2006)

Achieving public sector outcomes with private sector partners (February 2006)

Other Office of the Auditor-General reports

Managing funding to non-governmental organisations – from principles to practice (June 2008)

Central Government: Results of the 2006/07 audits (B29[08a], 2008)

The Auditor-General’s Auditing Standards (B29(AS), 2008)

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise: Administration of grant programmes – follow-up audit (March 2008)

New Zealand Agency for International Development: Management of overseas aid programmes (January 2008)

Management of conflicts of interest in the three Auckland District Health Boards (November 2007)

Te Puni Kokiri: Administration of grant programmes (May 2007)

Foundation of Research, Science and Technology: Administration of grants programmes (May 2006)

Inquiry into the Ministry of Health’s contracting with Allen and Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists Limited (December 2005)

Inquiry into certain aspects of Te Wananga o Aotearoa (December 2005)

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise: Administration of grants programmes (December 2004)

A full list of OAG publications is available on the website:

Other references

Unwin, Julia, The Grantmaking Tango: Issues for Funders, Baring Foundation, London, 2004

National Audit Office (UK), Working with the Third Sector, June 2005, available on

National Audit Office (UK), Financial Relationships with Third Sector Organisations – a Decision Support Tool for Public Bodies in England, 2007, available on