About us

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We do the corporate work, produce reports, advise Parliament's select committees, share good practice, promote integrity, set auditing standards, check audit quality, collect and analyse data, and carry out research...

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Auditors check that government departments' spending is in keeping with what Parliament authorised. It's an important part of the nation's democratic arrangements...

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We get others to carry out, on our behalf, the annual audits of public organisations...

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Who we are and the work we do

What we do

The Auditor-General has two business units – the Office of the Auditor-General (this site) and Audit New Zealand (auditnz.parliament.nz). Together, our work gives Parliament and the public an independent view of how public organisations are operating...

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Work for us

This is an exciting time to join the Office of the Auditor-General. We're here to make a difference, and we have opportunities for you to further your career in an organisation uniquely placed to influence improvements throughout the public sector.

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Our people

Our leadership team consists of the Auditor-General, the Deputy Auditor-General, and seven Assistant Auditors-General.

We also have a team of sector managers, who are the contact people in our Office for the organisations we audit, and an Assistant Controller, who leads the team carrying out the Controller function.

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Our corporate documents

Each year we produce an annual plan and an annual report. We've also set out our strategic intentions, and we publish occasional reviews of our Office and our work...

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Our structure

The Office of the Auditor-General is structured into six main groups and a small international team. Find out more about how we organise ourselves to carry out our many roles and functions... 

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Audit New Zealand

Our other business unit takes care of a great many financial audits...

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