8 Meaning of New Zealand agency

In this Act, New Zealand agency




an individual who is ordinarily resident in New Zealand; or


a public sector agency; or


a New Zealand private sector agency; or


a court or tribunal, except in relation to its judicial functions; but


does not include—


the Sovereign; or


the Governor-General or the Administrator of the Government; or


the House of Representatives; or


a member of Parliament in their official capacity; or


the Parliamentary Service Commission; or


the Parliamentary Service, except in relation to personal information about any employee or former employee of the Parliamentary Service in their capacity as an employee; or


an Ombudsman; or


an inquiry; or


a board of inquiry or court of inquiry appointed under any Act to inquire into a specified matter; or


a news entity, to the extent that it is carrying on news activities.