New Zealand Police

The most requested authorities

New Zealand Police includes OFCANZ, the Organised and Financial Crimes Agency.

Important notes before making a request to Police

  • You do not have to fill out another form. If Police respond with a link to another form to fill in, do not fill in that form. Politely remind them that by law they must accept requests in any form. If necessary, point them to the Ombudsman guidance which specifically confirms that requests sent through FYI.org.nz must be accepted.
  • Do not ask for information about yourself. These are against our policies. Instead, use the Request for Personal Information online form on the Police website. If you ignore this instruction, your request here may be hidden.
  • Police often ask for proof of eligibility to make an OIA request.
    • Please state that you reside in New Zealand, if that is true. It is our hope that in time making this statement will be considered sufficient.
    • Please do not send your contact information using FYI.org.nz as it will automatically be published. If you already have, contact us and we will hide it for you. You may have to contact the Police by email or phone to confirm your eligibility.

Contacted directly by Police about your request?

Note that we do not share your contact details with Police. If you are contacted outside FYI.org.nz, please:

  • Discuss your request with them if you feel comfortable doing so. If not, you may ask for correspondence to be through FYI.org.nz.
  • Note in an annotation that you were contacted. Summarise the discussion if possible.
  • Regardless, insist that the formal OIA response be sent to you through FYI.org.nz, to the fyi.org.nz email address from which the original request was sent (see below).

Response received directly?

If you have received your response outside the FYI.org.nz system (such as by direct email or post), the response will not be published - which may be intentional. You may:

  • Reply to them asking that they re-send the response to the fyi.org.nz email address of the original request. We can provide this if they have lost it. Under OIA s16(2) you can usually insist on this.
  • Let us know in a comment that you received your response bypassing FYI.org.nz.

955 requests

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Minister of Police on 14th may 2016
Response by New Zealand Police to Ross Stewart on .
Long overdue.
'Do not reply to this message, this email message has been sent from an un-monitored email address'   Thank you for your email, it has been forwarde...
Number of methamphetamine arrests in Southland
Response by New Zealand Police to Blair Jackson on .
Awaiting classification.
Hi Blair, Please find attached your OIA response.   Kind regards, Jerram       [1]Description: Description: Description: Jerram Watts Descrip...
Information regarding the community roadwatch form
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Hugh Davenport on .
Long overdue.
Can I please get an update on this. Yours faithfully, Hugh Davenport
Requesting official policy on red light runners
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Hugh Davenport on .
Long overdue.
Can I please get a response to this. I note it is overdue, and the Police have failed to even acknowledge receiving this request. Yours faithfully...
Information about red light running policies
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Hugh Davenport on .
Long overdue.
Can I please have an update on this. I note this is grossly overdue and I hope that the Police take their legal responsibilities of the OIA seriousl...
Location of Fixed and Regular Speed Camera Locations
Response by New Zealand Police to Daniel Johns on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Johns,   Please find attached our response to your OIA request.   Kind regards, Ministerial Services ==============================...
Dear Mr Judd,   Please find attached our response to your OIA request.   Kind regards, Ministerial Services ===============================...
Mosque repair work
Response by New Zealand Police to Daryl Trask on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Daryl Please find the attached response to your request. kind regards Ministerial Services Police National Headquarters ====================...
Please advise the status of this request. It is well past the statutory time-frame. Yours sincerely, Scott Dunning
Dear Mr Eddy I attach the response to your information request to Police. Yours sincerely Teresa McMahon Ministerial Services | New Zealand Poli...
Good afternoon Your request has been received and assigned. Ngā mihi Renée
Overdue requests
Request sent to New Zealand Police by Hugh Davenport on .
Long overdue.
I'm just letting you know that you have several overdue requests for myself that you are not responding to when I ask for the status. Please reply t...
Mosque repairs
Response by New Zealand Police to Daryl Trask on .
Awaiting classification.
Good afternoon   We have your OIA on the mosque repairs and it is underway. I apologise for the delay in sending the response to you.   Nga mihi...
Fleeing drivers in the Southland district
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Blair Jackson on .
Long overdue.
Please respond to this overdue OIA request. Yours faithfully, Blair Jackson
  Dear Bella, REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Thanks for your request dated 12 April 2019 for the following information: “data relating to charges of s...
Police Communications Centre - Geographic Coverage Areas
Response by New Zealand Police to J D Sun on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear JD Sun   Please find the attached response.   Ngā mihi   Holly Foxwell Ministerial Services Advisor Police National Headquarters...
Thanks for that. I remind you of my additional request made on the 30th. Not due left, but just wanting to make sure it doesn't get lost. In addit...
Good morning   Your request for this information to Oranga Tamariki was transferred by them to NZ Police for response and is underway. We received i...
Firearms incidence
Response by New Zealand Police to Emmy Rākete on .
Long overdue.
Dear Emilie, REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Thanks for your Official Information Act (1982) request dated 28 February 2019 in which you requested the fol...
Requesting case files
Response by New Zealand Police to Hugh Davenport on .
Long overdue.
Hello   I have been asked to send the attached response.   Ngā mihi   Ministerial Services Police National Headquarters   [1]wordmark...
Dear Hugh My apologies. Please find attached the attachment mentioned. Ngā mihi Hannah Wright-McCarthy Ministerial Services Advisor Police National...
Dear Siobhan, REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Thanks for your request dated 12 April 2019 for the following information: “The total number of assaults ag...
Amount paid in overtime
Response by New Zealand Police to Weta Lawncare on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Weta Lawncare Please find the attached response to your request.  Kind regards Ministerial Services Police National Headquarters  ==========...
Complaints about police conduct and outcomes
Response by New Zealand Police to Ti Lamusse on .
Long overdue.
Good afternoon   I’ve checked our system and it appears that although this was received by NZ Police on 1 April, it was not forwarded on to the co...
Statistics of strangulation rates charges
Response by New Zealand Police to Zane Collins on .
Long overdue.
Dear Mr Collins   As per your further request of 18 March 2019, I can advise our tier 1 stats are now available and can be found here: [1]https:/...

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