5G Rollout

Zane O'Neill made this Official Information request to Kris Faafoi

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From: Zane O'Neill

Dear Kris Faafoi,

Official Information Act Request

31/12/2019

Dear Kris

This is an Official Information Act Request.

1. Do you have a 5G strategy for New Zealand?

1.1 If yes, I request to see the complete strategy, its ambitions and its objectives in, Word, PDF or picture format.

1.2 If yes, has the public had the opportunity to read and understand the 5G rollout strategy? Where was this information published?

1.3 I also request a supplementary document that includes the highest level of detail on all 5G technology that’s planned to be used and current in use in public spaces within New Zealand

(a) Companies and entities involved and the names of the company/entity officers.

(b) Specification sheets of 5G technology.

(c) What technology e.g. units and arrays are not currently 5G, but can be 5G enabled e.g. with current software, future software, hardware upgrades or retrofitting?

(d) What NZ, and International safety standards is New Zealand complying with for the 5G strategy and existing 5G technology.

(e) I request proof e.g. a certificate government that confirms that NZ and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.

1.4 If no, I request to know when you will be chairing a 5G strategy?

2. I request the name/s of the Officer/s in charge of the 5G strategy and roll out for 5G for New Zealand

3. Are you in talks with any experts, companies or entities about autonomous vehicles (AV) for public transport and/or private use on Public Highways?

4. I request proof e.g. a certificate from you that confirms that NZ and International safety standards for workers and the public have been meet.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely

Zane O'Neill

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From: K Faafoi (MIN)
Kris Faafoi

Kia ora,

On behalf of Hon Kris Faafoi, thank you for your email.

Our office is now closed for the Christmas break and will re-open on,
Monday 6 January 2020. 

While the Minister considers all correspondence to be important, and all
messages are carefully read and considered, it is not always possible to
personally reply to all emails.  As such, the following guidelines apply:

·         Invitations and meeting requests will be processed as soon as
possible and a staff member will be in contact with you in due course

·         All media queries will be responded to by a staff member

·         Requests for official information will be managed in accordance
with the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982, which may
include transfer to a more relevant Minister or agency

·         If your email falls outside of the Minister’s portfolio
responsibilities, expresses a personal view, or is copied to multiple
Members of Parliament, then your opinion will be noted and your
correspondence may be transferred to another office, or there may be no
further response to you

·         If your correspondence is to the Minister as the Member of
Parliament for Mana, this will be referred to his electorate office

Thank you for the taking the time to write.

Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.

Nga mihi,

Office of Hon Kris Faafoi

Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media,
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Minister for Government Digital
Services,
Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing)

Bowen House | Private Bag 18041 | Parliament Buildings | Wellington 6160 |
New Zealand

Authorised by Hon Kris Faafoi MP, Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6011

 

 

 

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From: K Faafoi (MIN)
Kris Faafoi

Kia ora,

On behalf of Hon Kris Faafoi, thank you for your email. 

While the Minister considers all correspondence to be important, and all
messages are carefully read and considered, it is not always possible to
personally reply to all emails.  As such, the following guidelines apply:

·         Invitations and meeting requests will be processed as soon as
possible and a staff member will be in contact with you in due course

·         All media queries will be responded to by a staff member

·         Requests for official information will be managed in accordance
with the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982, which may
include transfer to a more relevant Minister or agency

·         If your email falls outside of the Minister’s portfolio
responsibilities, expresses a personal view, or is copied to multiple
Members of Parliament, then your opinion will be noted and your
correspondence may be transferred to another office, or there may be no
further response to you

·         If your correspondence is to the Minister as the Member of
Parliament for Mana, this will be referred to his electorate office

Thank you for the taking the time to write.

Nga mihi,

Office of Hon Kris Faafoi

Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media,
Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Minister for Government Digital
Services,
Associate Minister of Housing

Bowen House | Private Bag 18041 | Parliament Buildings | Wellington 6160 |
New Zealand

Authorised by Hon Kris Faafoi MP, Parliament Buildings, Wellington 6011

 

 

 

 

 

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