Story: Freedom of official information

Nicky Hager – investigative journalist

Nicky Hager – investigative journalist

Wellington author Nicky Hager has made extensive use of the Official Information Act in his books about confidential aspects of New Zealand government policy. He has supplemented the material he received from OIA requests with information provided by many other sources. This is Hager at the August 2011 launch of his book Other peoples wars, as he describes this combination of research methods.

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Nicola White, 'Freedom of official information - What has the Official Information Act achieved?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2023)

Story by Nicola White, published 20 Jun 2012