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Responses to OIA requests

The Ministry makes OIA responses available where the information is considered to be of public interest, and where there is no risk to the privacy of individuals.

Information Withheld

Some information have been withheld from this proactive release and, if requested, would be withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 (the OIA). Where this is the case, the relevant sections of the OIA that apply have been identified. Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it.


Published Date  Response Date  Details of the request 
17 January 31 August Costs of National Erebus Memorial as at 31 July 2022 (PDF 316 KB)
17 January 16 August Make and model of CCTV for National Erebus Memorial (PDF 72 KB)
17 January 11 August Use of Te Reo in documentation (PDF 119 KB)
17 January 27 July Facilitation process for National Erebus Memorial (PDF 456 KB)
17 January 27 July Documents relating to the National Erebus Memorial 01 May to 31 July 2022 (PDF 447 KB) 
17 January 27 July Arborist report for National Erebus Memorial (PDF 84 KB)
17 January 15 July Engagement with five particular entities (PDF 354 KB)
17 January 7 June

Security cameras for National Erebus Memorial (PDF 55 KB) 

17 January 7 June Costs of fencing and security for National Erebus Memorial (PDF 96 KB)



Published Date  Response Date  Details of the request 
22 December 8 June

RNZ briefings on AM and FM transmission services (PDF 393 KB)

22 December 28 June KANTAR report 'Strong Public Media Audience Data Analysis (PDF 207 KB)
22 December 4 August Te Ara income from licensing of commercial copyright (PDF 188 KB)
22 December 7 July Matariki celebration cost (PDF 115 KB)
22 December 12 August Registered collectors of taonga tūturu (PDF 1.2 MB)
22 December 26 August Information relating to drug testing (PDF 102 KB)
22 December 26 August

Select Committee advice ANZPM Bill (PDF 228 KB)

22 December 31 August

Funding applications in Te Reo Māori (PDF 83 KB)

22 December 30 August Treasury capital projections for ANZPM (PDF 1.3 MB)
25 March 10 September  Information on OIA requests received (PDF 510 KB)
25 March 22 September Public Sector Carbon Neutrality Accountability Project (PDF 440 KB)
25 March 9 October Information on flexible working at MCH (PDF 3.2 MB)


Response Date 

Published Date  Response Date  Details of the request 
10 November 6 October Strengthening protections for heritage buildings: Report identifying issues within New Zealand’s heritage protection system, November 2018 (PDF 2 MB)
1 September 27 August Accessibility consultation before Innovation Fund delivery (PDF 97 KB)
23 August 12 August National Library request to export the Overseas Published Collection under POA (PDF 7 MB)
30 June 25 February Approved uses of the word 'royal' in New Zealand (PDF 456 KB)
30 June  29 January Sensitive expenditure on gifts and koha (PDF 1.4 MB)
30 June  4 March Capturing and recording OIA requests (PDF 300 KB) 
30 June  7 April Charging for OIA requests (PDF 335 KB)
30 June  2 June Use of Aotearoa New Zealand in naming conventions and style guides (PDF 244 KB)


Published Date  Response Date  Details of the request 
10 January 14 October Te Motuni Epa o Aotearoa (PDF 7MB)


Published Date  Response Date  Details of the request 
10 September 29 August Departmental advertising spend (PDF 339 KB)
10 September 20 August Departmental leave entitlements (PDF 162 KB)
10 September 26 July Pukeahu skateboard policy (PDF 212 KB)
29 August 11 February Diversity information (PDF 182 KB)
29 August 20 February  New office furniture and supplies in the last five years (PDF 122 KB)
29 August 1 August Fees payable to Tuia - Encounters 250 Committee Members (PDF 127 KB)

Updated on 21st February 2023