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If you have received your response outside the FYI.org.nz system (such as by direct email or post), the response will not be published - which may be intentional.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

771 requests

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Cocaine in New Zealand
Response by New Zealand Police to Ryan S on .
Successful.
Thank you for or your response we will withdraw you request. Many thanks John
Thanks Ben. I will let the authors know there was a problem perhaps in the address. My apologies on their behalf. Teresa
Cost of Rainbow police car launched for Pride festival.
Request to New Zealand Police by A S Docherty. Annotated by Ms Cullen on .
Partially successful.
Put some rainbow colours on a car = social capital or likes or retweets or people thinking you care https://thenib.com/pride-brands-nike-pink-triangle...
Good Evening,   Please find attached information as requested.   Kind Regards Ashleigh   =====================================================...
New Zealand Police Pipe Band
Response by New Zealand Police to Adam Darton on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Adam Darton Please see the attached letter which I send in relation to the recent OIA requests you have made of NZ Police. Jon White President...
This is unbelievable! "I suggest all the information regarding her blog or whatever it is she uses to spout off about all and sundry is sent to leg...
Information on Auckland Local Alcohol Policy Communications
Response by New Zealand Police to Roché Sanson on .
Partially successful.
Dear Ms Roache   Please find attached my response to your Official Information request.   regards   [1]cid:image001.gif@01D07D0B.86CCDEF0 M....
    =============================================================== WARNING The information contained in this email message is intended for the...
Dear Ms Allison I attach a response to the further issues you have raised. Teresa McMahon Police Vetting Service Police National Headquarters 16...
Outstanding reimbursements
Response by New Zealand Police to ER on .
Partially successful.
Hi   Please find attached Police’s response to your Official Information Act request.   Kind regards, [1]New Daniel Riordan-Edmonds   Zealand...
From my experience the work at Police Calibration Laboratory is very sloppy. The time recorded by mobile speed cameras is required to be up to a full...
Long term missing person cases
Response by New Zealand Police to Cole Walker on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Walker Thank you for your enquiry. Your request was for people recorded as having been missing for more than a year. The previous request...
Dear Liam   Please find attached the New Zealand Police response to your Official Information Act request.   Yours sincerely   Jason Smith...
Dear Zachary   Thank you for your request received on 14 January 2016 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) relating to information on pol...
Dashcams
Response by New Zealand Police to Yad S on .
Partially successful.
Dear Yad S   Please find attached Police’s response to your Official information Act request.   Kind regards, [1]New Daniel Riordan-Edmonds  ...
Police Manual
Response by New Zealand Police to Matt on .
Partially successful.
Please find attached the response to your information request =============================================================== WARNING The informa...
Dear Malcolm Lock Request for information Thank you for your email dated 3 May 2018 requesting information - In relation to the OIA request, [1]ht...
Rainbow Police Car
Response by New Zealand Police to B E Goodsir on .
Successful.
Dear B E Goodsir   Apologies for the delay in response.  Please find attached a response to your request of 9 February 2018.     Kind regard...
  =============================================================== WARNING The information contained in this email message is intended for the ad...
Domestic violence statistics
Response by New Zealand Police to C Lawrence on .
Partially successful.
Dear C Lawrence I write on behalf of my colleague Teresa who is currently out of office. The Proceedings (offender demographics) report has been upda...
British Standard 3621
Response by New Zealand Police to Malcolm Lock on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Lock   Our sincere apologies for the delay in response.  Please find attached a response to your request of 26 February 2018.     Ki...
I would like to know your ethnic wardens project
Response by New Zealand Police to john luke on .
Successful.
Hi John,   Please find below the answers to your query regarding the Ethnic Wardens. I hope this covers everything that you needed to know, otherw...
Dear Mr Webber   I have been asked to send you the attached response to your Official Information Act request of 27 March.   Kind regards  ...
Dear Mr Parkes   I have been asked to send this attached response.     Ngā mihi   Holly Foxwell Ministerial Services Officer Minister...
Official Guidelines re Video Interviewing
Response by New Zealand Police to Ross Francis on .
Partially successful.
Dear Mr Francis   I have been asked to send this attached response.     Ngā mihi   Holly Foxwell Ministerial Services Officer Ministe...

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