Appendix 2: Estimated timing for the start and completion of our proposed 2024/25 work programme

30 April 2024: We seek your views on our proposed annual work programme for 2024/25. Feedback is requested by Wednesday 29 May 2024.

Strengthening our core assurance role

Annual Plan initiative Product 23/24
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23/24
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23/24
Q3
23/24
Q4
24/25
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24/25
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24/25
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We will be working with: Local government We will be working with: Central government We will be working with:
Other
Work under way: Ensuring the completion of quality and timely audits of schools Other







Work under way: Readiness for climate reporting by public organisations Other







Work under way: Audit New Zealand Practice Improvement programme Other







Planned work: Observations from our central government audits (including the Controller function) Sector report

Planned work: Insights into local government: 2023 audits Sector report



Planned work: Insights into local government: 2024 audits Sector report


Planned work: Results of the 2023 school audits Sector report

Planned work: Results of the 2023 audits of tertiary education institutions Sector report

Planned work: Licencing Trusts Other

Planned work: Crown Research Institutes Sector report
Planned work: The Energy Sector Sector report
Planned work: Health regulatory agencies Other
Planned work: Half-year Controller update Report

Increasing our impact with public organisations

Annual Plan initiative Product 23/24
Q1
23/24
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23/24
Q3
23/24
Q4
24/25
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24/25
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24/25
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24/25
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We will be working with: Local government We will be working with: Central government We will be working with:
Other
Planned work: Influencing improved performance reporting Other







Work under way: Advice and support to Parliament and select committees (annual reviews and Estimates briefings) Other







Planned work: Our observations from auditing the New Zealand Health Plan  Other
Planned work: Systems and process for measuring and reporting performance against the government targets for the justice sector  Report

Planned work: Principles and approaches to the assessment of value for money Report

Planned work: Strategic finance – how well set up are public service agencies to plan for and deliver value for money? Report


Planned work: Reporting on long-term plan audits Sector report



Work under way: ClimateScanner Other

Work under way: Climate change and local government Performance audit




Work under way: Examining the effectiveness of government arrangements to address child poverty Performance audit




Planned work: Infrastructure resilience Performance audit



Planned work: Improving access to public housing Performance audit


Planned work: Assessing progress in reducing waiting lists for planned care Performance audit

Planned work: Diversion and early interventions with youth across the justice sector Performance audit

Planned work: Integrity system leadership in the sports sector Performance audit

Planned work: Operation Respect second performance audit and monitoring report Performance audit



Planned work: Ministerial conflicts of interest – how they are being identified and managed Report



Work under way: Public sector accountability to communities – research Report


Work under way: Immigration New Zealand: Skilled residence visas Performance audit





Work under way: Cyber security maturity and preparedness Performance audit




Planned work: Auckland Council review of service performance Report


Planned work: What is known about equity of outcomes? Report          


Follow up on performance audit: Auckland Council: Preparedness for responding to an emergency TBC
Follow up to performance audit: How well public organisations are supporting Whānau Ora and whānau-centred approaches TBC            
Follow up to performance audit: Meeting the needs of people affected by family violence and sexual violence TBC
Follow up to performance audit: Leading New Zealand’s approach to housing and urban development TBC

Enhancing our impact in te ao Māori

Annual Plan initiative Product 23/24
Q1
23/24
Q2
23/24
Q3
23/24
Q4
24/25
Q1
24/25
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24/25
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24/25
Q4
We will be working with: Local government We will be working with: Central government We will be working with:
Other
Planned work: Accountability framework for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Other
Work under way: Integrating Māori perspectives of integrity Other




Work under way: How well-prepared are public organisations to meet Treaty settlement commitments? Performance audit



Planned work: Responding to the Public Service Act 2020 Performance audit            

Building on our reputation as a source of trusted information

Annual Plan initiative Product 23/24
Q1
23/24
Q2
23/24
Q3
23/24
Q4
24/25
Q1
24/25
Q2
24/25
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24/25
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We will be working with: Local government We will be working with: Central government We will be working with:
Other
Planned work: Enhancing the Office’s website Other



Work under way: Connecting through events Other







Planned work: Amplifying our reports Other



Our international work

Annual Plan initiative Product 23/24
Q1
23/24
Q2
23/24
Q3
23/24
Q4
24/25
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24/25
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24/25
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24/25
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We will be working with: Local government We will be working with: Central government We will be working with:
Other
Work under way: Supporting integrity in the Pacific region Other