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If you have received your response outside the FYI.org.nz system (such as by direct email or post), the response will not be published - which may be intentional.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

1154 requests

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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...
Please advise the status of this request. It is well past the statutory time-frame. Yours sincerely, Scott Dunning
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...
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
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...
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...
Amount paid in overtime
Response by New Zealand Police to Weta Lawncare on .
Successful.
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...
I request the data relating to charges of sexual abuse/sexual assault committed by immigrant men in NZ in their first 2 years in NZ. I request thi...
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:/...
Police Complaint Information Request
Response by New Zealand Police to Peter Gregory on .
Partially successful.
Kia ora Peter   As per your request   Kind regards     Inspector Tracy Phillips   =====================================================...
Tax evasion and benefit fraud
Request sent to New Zealand Police by Ti Lamusse on .
Long overdue.
Please provide me with the total number of arrests made for tax evasion and benefit fraud, per annum, as far back as records permit. Yours faithfu...
Police Code of Conduct Complaint(s)
Response by New Zealand Police to Peter Gregory on .
Long overdue.
Thank you for your email. Information that may assist you is available through the following link: https://www.police.govt.nz/about-us/publication/re...
Accident report 181212/9388
Response by New Zealand Police to Matthew Oak 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.   Information that...
Your agency reported in a public statement that overseas officers, including some from Hong Kong, were involved in the rescue operations following t...
Emergency Alert - Terrorist Attack
Request sent to New Zealand Police by Aaron Tily on .
Long overdue.
Why at no point in the early hours of the shootings was there an emergency alert to all phones in Christchurch? I've heard of a number of people who...
File 180530/9369
Response by New Zealand Police to Dionne Nicolai on .
Long overdue.
Hi Dionne I have sent you instructions on your private email. Kind regards, Hannah Wright-McCarthy Ministerial Services Officer Ministerial Servic...
Internal Process Leading to Withdrawal from Auckland Pride Parade
Response by New Zealand Police to Joel A Walsham on .
Awaiting classification.
Good afternoon Please find attached a response to your Official Information request of 22 November 2018. Yours sincerely Ministerial Services Poli...
Te Reo Maori training
Response by New Zealand Police to Alanah T on .
Awaiting classification.
Good afternoon Please find attached a response to your request of 18 September 2018. Kind regards Ministerial Services Police National Headquarters...
Number of Police Officers Charged with Drug Offences
Response by New Zealand Police to Alexander Birss on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Joshua,   Please find attached the New Zealand Police response to your Official Information Act request.   Kind Regards   Hannah Wrig...

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