Appendix 2: Major reports completed in 2012/13

Annual Report 2012/13.

Bold items were part of work on our 2012/13 theme Our future needs – is the public sector ready?

Reports funded from Output Class: Performance audits and inquiries

Performance audits

Effectiveness of arrangements to check the standard of rest home services: Follow-up report (published 18/9/12)
Response of the New Zealand Police to the Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct: Third monitoring report (published 18/10/12)
Department of Conservation: Prioritising and partnering to manage biodiversity (published 11/12/12)
New Zealand Defence Force: The civilianisation project (published 30/1/13)
New Zealand Police: Enforcing drink-driving laws (published 13/2/13)
Ministry for Primary Industries: Preparing for and responding to biosecurity incursions (published 28/2/13)
Education for Māori: Implementing Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success (published 30/5/13)


How the Far North District Council has administered rates and charges due from Mayor Wayne Brown's company, Waahi Paraone Limited (published 13/8/12)
Inquiry into aspects of ACC's Board-level governance (published 23/8/12)
Inquiry into the Government's decision to negotiate with SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited for an international convention centre (published 19/2/13)
Inquiry into decision by Hon Shane Jones to grant citizenship to Mr Yang Liu (published 12/3/13)
Inquiry into Mayor Aldo Miccio's management of his role as mayor and his private business interests (published 26/6/13)

Other reports and studies

Education for Māori: Context for our proposed audit work until 2017 (published 14/8/12)
Roles, responsibilities, and funding of public entities after the Canterbury earthquakes (published 16/10/12)
Auckland Council: Transition and emerging challenges (published 11/12/12)
Effectiveness and efficiency: Stories from the public sector (published 19/12/12)
Public sector financial sustainability (published 6/6/13)
Evolving approach to combating child obesity (published 7/6/13)
Commentary and Report on Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force: Major Projects Report 2012 (dated 4/12/12, published by Ministry of Defence 20/6/13)
Insuring public assets (published 25/6/13)
Managing public assets (published 26/6/13)
Learning from public entities' use of social media (published 27/6/13)

Reports funded from Output Class: Audit and assurance services

Education sector: Results of the 2011 audits (published 5/12/12)
Matters arising from the 2012-22 local authority long-term plans (published 6/12/12)
Crown Research Institutes: Results of the 2011/12 audits (published 14/3/13)
Local government: Results of the 2011/12 audits (published 27/3/13)
Transport sector: Results of the 2011/12 audits (published 27/3/13)
Health sector: Results of the 2011/12 audits (published 16/4/13)
Central government: Results of the 2011/12 audits (published 18/4/13)

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