Far North District Council stakeholder survey - official information practice

Welcome to this survey
Your experience and perceptions of how the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) is working are important to us, and will contribute to improvements in LGOIMA policies and practices.

Please only proceed with this survey if you have submitted a request for information to Far North District Council, or participated, or attempted to participate in a Council meeting in any capacity within the last 6 - 12 months.  

Depending on how you answer some of the questions, this survey should take 5 – 10 minutes to complete.

The purpose of this survey
This survey is designed to assist the Chief Ombudsman with his investigation of how Far North District Council adheres to its obligations under the LGOIMA. It seeks the experiences and perceptions of people who have made LGOIMA requests to FNDC, or who have been involved in Council meetings in any capacity in the past 6 to 12 months.

This survey will be open online until 11 February 2019.

Privacy and confidentiality
Replies to all the surveys will be held in confidence by the Office of the Ombudsman, and are not subject to disclosure under the Official Information Act. Individual survey responses will not be disclosed and your identity will remain confidential, however, aggregate data and unattributed comments may appear in the Chief Ombudsman’s investigation report, which will be published.

In order to ensure the integrity of the surveys, you will be asked to provide your email address, so that the responses can be validated or follow up queries sent to you if necessary.

If you choose not to provide your email or name, we will be unable to make use of your response to our survey, as we cannot rely on anonymous responses.

Please be aware that no comments you make in this survey will be interpreted by this Office as a complaint against the agency. If you wish to make a complaint to us about a particular act or decision of FNDC you can do so via the link below:


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* 1. Please provide your contact details