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Information requests spike at Waikato DHB during expenses scandal

9 February 2018 Natalie Akoorie - New Zealand Herald

At the same time Waikato District Health Board was rocked by an expenses scandal involving its chief executive, Official Information Act [OIA] requests climbed to the highest in three years and cost taxpayers an estimated $200,000.

Of the 262 OIA requests made last year, at least 107 were from media – three times the number of media requests for official information than in the two years prior.

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