Uiui Kawanatanga mo te Tukanga Whakatu i tetahi Kaikomihana Tuarua o Nga Pirihimana | Government Inquiry into the Appointment Process for a Police Commissioner

Final report of the Government Inquiry into the Appointment Process for a Deputy Commissioner of Police

12 November 2018

This information is released by the Minister of State Services, the Hon Chris Hipkins.

The Department of Internal Affairs has redacted references to the identifiable information and other details from the document following a comprehensive due diligence process to protect the privacy of those concerned in this Inquiry and to protect and maintain legal professional privilege. Most, however, are in the appendices that relate to Operation Austin content, and this was withheld by New Zealand Police.

In releasing this information, the Department of Internal Affairs has taken into account the public interest in making the information public.

Background

The Government Inquiry into the Appointment Process for a Deputy Commissioner of Police Uiui Kāwanatanga mō te Tukanga Whakatū I tētaki Kaikōmihana Tuarua o Ngā Pirihimana is an independent inquiry commencing on 20 August 2018.

Terms of Reference

Inquiry minutes

Other documents

1. Briefing: Documentation to complete the establishment of the Government Inquiry into the Appointment Process of a Deputy Commissioner of Police and proactive release of establishment material (20 July 2018)
(PDF, 1MB)

2. Letter from the Minister of Internal Affairs to the Ministers of Finance and State Services (20 July 2018)
(PDF, 457KB)

3. Letter from the Minister of Internal Affairs to the Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General (20 July 2018) (PDF, 866KB)

4. Letter from the Minister of Internal Affairs to the Minister of State Services (20 July 2018) (PDF, 402KB)

5. Letter from the Minister of State Services to the Minister of Internal Affairs (PDF, 272KB)

6. Talking points for the Minister of Internal Affairs’ use at Cabinet (23 July 2018) (PDF, 678KB)

7. Biographies for potential Inquiry members (6 and 9 July 2018) (PDF, 741KB)

8. Draft media release (23 July 2018) (PDF, 592KB)

Latest release (25 September 2018):

9. Cabinet Minute: CAB-18-MIN-0461 (17 September 2018) (PDF, 650KB)

10. Internal Affairs briefing: Extension of report back for Government Inquiry (14 September 2018) (PDF, 1.6MB)

11. Cabinet oral item (PDF, 1.5MB)

12. Talking points for extention of time Inquiry into appointment process (PDF, 1MB)

Contact the Inquiry

The Inquiry has completed its work, and delivered its report as required by its terms of reference.

Any inquiries should be directed to info@dia.govt.nz