21 June 2019
E-mail: [FYI request #10378 email]
Dear Mr Stewart
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA) Request
I refer to your request of 24 May seeking “a copy of the e-mails and correspondence related to e-
mails, referred to by David Benson-Pope, sent by Lee Vandervis to two council staff members, and in
an Otago Daily Times article which appeared on 24 May 2019.
Pursuant to section 7(2)(a) of the LGOIMA I advise that your request has been declined to protect the
privacy of natural persons.
As your request has been declined you are advised that you have the right to seek a review of this
decision by the Office of the Ombudsman on 0800 802 602 or [email address].
Governance Support Officer