Whenuakite permission for use of VTA

Wendy Pond made this Official Information request to Waikato District Health Board

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From: Wendy Pond

Dear Waikato District Health Board,

1. Please provide copies of all applications received by the DHB from Department of Conservation and Waikato Regional Council that have sought permission to use Vertebrate Toxic Agents in the Whenuakite catchments (Coromandel peninsula) for the period around September-November 2019.

2. Please provide copies of the permissions granted by the DHB (Public Health HSNO Enforcement Officer) in response to these applications, together with the conditions of permission imposed by the DHB.

3. The VTA permission application form states: "Have you provided evidence to demonstrate compliance with the requirements of ERMA NZ's Communication Guidelines for Aerial 1080 operations?" Please provide copies of the evidence which accompanied the applications for permission.

4. Please state how the Public Health HSNO Enforcement Officer verified the statements made by the applicant. Or did the DHB officer accept the statements at face value?

5. Did the Public Health HSNO Enforcement Officer or other DHB officer attend and observe the operation? On what dates?

Yours faithfully,

Wendy Pond

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From: Carole Muriwai
Waikato District Health Board

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Good morning Ms Pond


I would like to acknowledge that we have received your OIA for the above


We will respond to your OIA by Friday 20 December, this allows us 20
working days to collate your requested information.




Carole Muriwai


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