About Us

OMSA is a self-regulatory body, handles complaints about news and current affairs published online by any of its members.

OMSA’s Complaints Committee is chaired by retired Court of Appeal Judge Sir Bruce Robertson and comprises of seven members – four from the public (including the Chair) and three nominated by the media industry.

OMSA is fully funded by its members and is similar in structure to the Advertising Standards Authority and the New Zealand Press Council.