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If you have received your response outside the FYI.org.nz system (such as by direct email or post), the response will not be published - which may be intentional.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

813 requests

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Types of Police speed enforcement equipment currently [24/01/2019]
Response by New Zealand Police to George D on .
Awaiting classification.
Hello George   I have been asked to send the attached response.   Ngā mihi   Nick Fountain Ministerial Services Advisor Police National...
Information about whether Police were informed about a crash
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Hugh Davenport on .
Information not held.
Thanks Barry for that. Yours faithfully, Hugh Davenport
Requesting information about a red light running bus case file
Response by New Zealand Police to Hugh Davenport on .
Withdrawn by the requester.
Good afternoon   Thank you for letting us know. We will close this request in our system.   Regards   Renee     Renée Maunder Senio...
Dear Hugh   Request for Information   I refer to your correspondence dated 10/12/2018 in which you requested "Police report which relates to a...
Requesting a police officer running red light case file
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Hugh Davenport on .
Successful.
Thanks for that. Can I please get a response to my other request https://fyi.org.nz/request/9226-requesting-information-about-a-red-light-running-bu...
Dear Hugh   I have been asked to send the attachedresponse.   Ngā mihi   MinisterialServices Police NationalHeadquarters ==============...
Temporaraly missing firearm in police arms store
Response by New Zealand Police to Malcolm Lock on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Malcolm     Request for information   Thank you for your email request below for i nformation on an inventory of firearms.  You requested:...
Ross   Good afternoon   Please see attached letter with respect to your Official Information Act request with respect to the Christchurch Civic Cr...
Arrests Relating to Prostitution
Response by New Zealand Police to Jessica Lim on .
Partially successful.
Dear Jessica, REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Thanks for your Official Information Act (OIA) request dated 23 November 2018 in which you requested informa...
NZ Police Codes
Response by New Zealand Police to Thomas Holmes on .
Partially successful.
Hi Thomas I am advised that although the codes supplied to you are the official Police codes, officers may use older codes that they are more used to...
Successful Recruit Applications Breakdown
Response by New Zealand Police to Thomas Holmes on .
Successful.
Dear Mr Holmes   Please find attached the New Zealand Police response to your Official Information Act request.   Kind regards   Hannah Wr...
Conflict of Interest Policy document
Response by New Zealand Police to Alex Dye on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Alexander   I refer to your Official Information Act request of 15 January 2019 as below.   Your request is being actioned pursuant to th...
Storage and retention of TASER (tasercam) and body cam footage
Response by New Zealand Police to Mr Cope on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Mr Cope   I have been asked to send this attached response.     Ngā mihi   Ministerial Services Advisor Police National Headquarte...
Temporaraly missing firearm in police arms store
Response by New Zealand Police to Malcolm Lock on .
Successful.
Dear Malcolm Request for information Thank you for your letter dated 13 October 2018, following on from your request dated 17 May 2018 requesting...
    Raewyn Thomson Ministerial Services Police National Headquarters   =============================================================== WA...
Location of red light cameras
Response by New Zealand Police to Victoria Volkova on .
Awaiting classification.
Dear Victoria Volkova,   The red light cameras are not under the management of the Police. You need to contact Auckland Transport to get the info....
Sorry to say that there is a good probability that you were not speeding WHEN the photograph says that you were. The following is a standard reply tha...
Gender of officers involved in pursuits 2011-2018
Request to New Zealand Police by Peter Robinson. Annotated by Mark Hanna on .
Awaiting classification.
One approach you may be able to try to avoid a potential refusal under section 18(f) (substantial collation or research) would be to request two separa...
Request for officers first & surname
Response by New Zealand Police to Arko on .
Awaiting classification.
11 January 2019 Arko BRABANT C/-  [FOI #9370 email] Dear Arko As per our phone conversation this morning, where I provided you those details, plea...
Dear Jesse   I have been asked to send this attached response.     Ngā mihi   Holly Foxwell Ministerial Services Advisor Police Natio...
Dear Nathan, Request for Information   I refer to your correspondence dated 08/08/2018 which you requested "copes of all correspondence (interna...
Total number of illegal weapons stats
Response by New Zealand Police to Paula Hulburt on .
Partially successful.
Good morning Paula   The information you have requested is publicly available from the police website via the attached link   [1]http://www.polic...
Perfect, thanks Barry :) Yours faithfully, Hugh Davenport
RE no reply yet
Follow up sent to New Zealand Police by Kieran Geraghyt on .
Withdrawn by the requester.
No need for it Yours faithfully, Kieran Geraghyt
Information regarding malicious prosecution
Response by New Zealand Police to Nathan Sanders on .
Awaiting classification.
Hi there Have you had time to consider the email below? Hoping to get a response from you ASAP as there is a potential I will need to request an exte...

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