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[FYI request #10997 email]
Dear Ms Leigh Response to your request for official information
Thank you for your request under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) for:
“I request information on:
1) the total number of pharmacies licenced in New Zealand.
2) the names, addresses and phone numbers of the pharmacies.
3) the directors, shareholders, and/or owners of the pharmacies
This can be in a spreadsheet”
Information in relation to the first and second part of your request is publicly available on the
Ministry of Health website at the following link: https://health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/information-release/h201902624.pdf.
In response to the third part of your request, a list of pharmacy owners and shareholders is
outlined in the companies register on the New Zealand Companies Office website. You can
find this information at the following address: https://companies-
I have decided to refuse your request in full under section 18(d) of the Act as the information
you have requested is publicly available.
I trust this information fulfils your request. Under section 28 of the Act, you have the right to
ask the Ombudsman to review my decision to refuse your request.
Nick Allan Manager OIA Services
Office of the Director-General