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From: Tammy

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Given that there are more than 7000 applications without a Case Officers and INZ having set an Internal criteria(occupation registration , high remuneration ,Government being employer) to prioritise them .
Please advise what is the action plan to clear this backlog.

May I please request information on following for the month of April 2019

1.How many SMC applications were lodged in April 2019 ?
2.Out of the total number of April 2019 Lodgements how many have been allocated case officers?
3.How many applications were allocated case officers using Internal criteria(occupation registration , high remuneration ,Government being employer?
4. How many normal applications (having no eligibility for INZ's internal criteria) were allocated case officers ?

Yours faithfully,
Tammy

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Ref: 1920-0732

 

Dear Tammy,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 4 November 2019 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“May I please request information on following for the month of April 2019

 

1.How many SMC applications were lodged in April 2019 ?

2.Out of the total number of April 2019  Lodgements how many have been
allocated case officers?

3.How many applications were allocated case officers using Internal
criteria(occupation registration , high remuneration ,Government being
employer?

4. How many normal applications (having no eligibility for INZ's internal
criteria) were allocated case officers?”

 

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course. If you have any enquiries regarding
your request feel free to contact us via email [1][MBIE request email] or
using the contact details below.

 

 

Nâku noa, nâ,

 

 

MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

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From: Anna McLachlan
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment


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Dear Tammy

Please find attached a letter advising of an extension of time to answer your request.

Kind regards

Anna McLachlan
BUSINESS ADVISOR

Operations Support, Border and Visa Operations Branch
Immigration New Zealand, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[email address] | Telephone: +64 (04) 897 5133
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6011

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From: Anna McLachlan
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment


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Dear Tammy

Please find attached the response to your request under the Official Information Act.

Kind regards

Anna McLachlan
BUSINESS ADVISOR

Operations Support, Border and Visa Operations Branch
Immigration New Zealand, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[email address] | Telephone: +64 (04) 897 5133
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6011

My working hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm

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From: Anna McLachlan
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment


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Dear Tammy

Please find attached a correction letter further to our response dated 6 December 2019.

Kind regards

Anna McLachlan
BUSINESS ADVISOR

Operations Support, Border and Visa Operations Branch
Immigration New Zealand, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[email address]
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6011

My working hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm

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