Story: Ombudsmen and officers of Parliament

The auditor general's office

The auditor general's office

The role of controller and auditor general dates back to the 1840s. This view of the entrance to the  Wellington office shows, behind the reception desk, framed copies of cartoons about high-profile cases in which the auditor general has been involved.

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David McGee, 'Ombudsmen and officers of Parliament - Controller and auditor-general', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by David McGee, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 20 Jan 2017