New Zealand Police

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If you have received your response outside the FYI.org.nz system (such as by direct email or post), the response will not be published - which may be intentional.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

976 requests

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Payments as part of legal action
Response by New Zealand Police to BAW Russell on .
Successful.
Kia ora Russell Please find attached the NZ Police response to your request.  Kind regards Ministerial Services PNHQ ============================...
Auror Platform
Response by New Zealand Police to Thomas Holmes on .
Partially successful.
Good evening Mr Holmes. I am pleased to be able to send you the two documents referred to below, complete with the grounds for redaction noted approp...
Complaints
Response by New Zealand Police to Paul White on .
Partially successful.
  =============================================================== WARNING The information contained in this email message is intended for the ad...
Gang raids
Request to New Zealand Police by Mark Montgomery. Annotated by Mark Montgomery on .
Partially successful.
Partial refusal on a couple of parts of the request, stating that they don't collect some records centrally! The information I was seeking can is not c...
Kia ora   Please find attached the response to your correspondence of   19 February 2020.   Police's response to Covid-19 has had a severe imp...
Legislative Reference Tables
Response by New Zealand Police to Thomas Holmes on .
Successful.
Kia ora Thomas   Please find attached the response top your correspondence of 9 March 2020.   Police's response to Covid-19 has had a severe impact...
Kia ora Andrew   Please find attached the NZ Police response to your request.   Our sincere apologies for the delay in sending this to you.  ...
Kia ora Felix   Please find attached the reply to your correspondence of 25 February 2020.   Kind regards Ministerial Services PNHQ =====...
Control of social media and email accounts
Response by New Zealand Police to David Morris-Bamber on .
Partially successful.
Kia ora David Please find attached the NZ Police response to your request.  Kind regards Ministerial Services PNHQ ==============================...
111 calls between 1400 and 1547 5 Jan 2020
Response by New Zealand Police to Andrew Jull on .
Successful.
Dear Andrew Jull   Please find attached the reply to your correspondence of 6 January 2020.   Kind regards Ministerial Services PNHQ ====...
Police officer taking private property
Response by New Zealand Police to Mel on .
Successful.
Dear Mel   Please find attached our response to your OIA request.   Kind regards Ministerial Services PNHQ =================================...
Good morning Deborah,   Please also see attached the TOR FYI.   Kind regards         P Cross Information Request Team Leader, Canterbury...
Authority under law to carry firearms
Response by New Zealand Police to Will Pope on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Pope   Please find attached our response to your OIA request.   Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing you with a response...
People arrested for default in payment in fines
Response by New Zealand Police to Jessica Lim on .
Partially successful.
Hello Jessica   I havebeen asked to send the attached response.   Ngā mihi   Ministerial Services Police National Headquarters   [1]w...
Good Morning Maria,   In response to your request from 04/01/2018 to 21/02/2020  there has been 41 Police call outs to 8 Stanmore Bay Road, Whanga...
04 March 2020       Dear Nick     Request for information   Thank you for your request dated 16/02/2020 requesting information on pr...
First Security
Request to New Zealand Police by James Scott. Annotated by Oliver Lineham on .
Partially successful.
Above extension letter was sent to the incorrect address, and transferred to this request now.
Total number of drones used in New Zealand for any purpose
Request to New Zealand Police by Amy Ferguson. Annotated by Allen Reynolds on .
Partially successful.
hello Amy you have tagged the response as 'partially successful' why only 'partially'? - what is missing? what do you know, that they haven't told u...
Kia ora Alan   We are writing in response to your request to New Zealand Police on 21 January 2020 which was transferred to Bay of Plenty Regional...
Police on Social Media
Response by New Zealand Police to Ian McDonald on .
Successful.
Dear Ian McDonald   I apologize, the accompanying information was not attached in our previous response. Please find attached in full the reply to y...
Recruitment Candidate Pool Timeframes
Response by New Zealand Police to Thomas Holmes on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Holmes   Please find attached our response to your OIA request.   Kind regards, Ministerial Services ================================...
List of ALL Police Radio Call-signs
Response by New Zealand Police to J W Nicholson on .
Successful.
Dear J W Nicholson   Please find attached the reply to your correspondence of 12 January 2020.   Kind regards   Ministerial Services PNHQ...
MSSA Measuring
Response by New Zealand Police to Tim Rowlands on .
Successful.
Dear Tim   I have been asked to send this attached amended response.     Kind regards   Holly Foxwell Ministerial Services Officer Mi...
Number of police callouts to address
Response by New Zealand Police to M Moore on .
Successful.
Good Afternoon   Please find attached our reply to your request dated 22/4/19.   Thanks   Jenny Street Central District Police ========...
Main subject of complaints against Police
Response by New Zealand Police to Peter T-Clarke on .
Successful.
    [1]New Zealand Raewyn Thomson Police Logo Ministerial Services Advisor | Ministerial Services | New Zealand Police E: [2][email address]  P...

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