Inquiry into certain allegations involving Housing New Zealand Corporation

19 May 2006

The Auditor-General expects to provide a draft inquiry report today to the Board of Housing New Zealand Corporation (the Corporation) on allegations about various matters made by a former contractor of the Corporation (see Terms of reference).

The Auditor-General is also continuing to consult with affected parties regarding the content of the draft inquiry report. The inquiry report will be finalised once feedback has been received from affected parties.

The Corporation's Board will then report to responsible Ministers before public release of the report.

Contact for enquiries

Marilyn Little, Sector Manager
tel: +64 4 917 1527