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From: Charles Mager

Dear Department of Internal Affairs,

Thank you for furnishing information about your name rejection basis. I appreciate you doing so. But I am very concerned that your current processes are still very biased in terms of culture, religion and other belief systems.

I am writing now to request further information. Please provide me with detail (for the same period that you furnished the rejected names database) of the names that were appealed and the basis for the acceptance or rejection of the name resulting from the appeal.

Yours faithfully,

Charles Mager

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Tçnâ koe Charles,

Thank you for your OIA request to the Department of Internal Affairs (included with this email)

The Department will provide its response to your request as soon as practicable and within twenty working days.  The 20th working day is 26 November 2019

Please note that in cases where the Department’s response provides information that is identified to be of general public interest, the response may also be published on the Department of Internal Affairs website.  If the Department publishes its response to your OIA request, all personal information, including your name and contact details, will be removed.

Ngâ mihi

Michelle Reed | Lead Advisor – Official Correspondence 
Te Urungi - Organisational Strategy and Performance
Te Tari Taiwhenua - The Department of Internal Affairs
45 Pipitea St | PO Box 805, Wellington 6140, New Zealand |  www.dia.govt.nz

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