20 May 2020
Tania Te Whenua
[FYI request #12683 email]
Tēnā koe Tania
Thank you for your email of 22 April 2020 to the Ministry of Education requesting the following
Over the past three years:
a) How many Maori women (and what percentage of the total number of applicants)
applied for Tier 2 roles or above?
b) How many Maori women (and what percentage of the total number of successful
applicants) were successfully appointed to the jobs which they applied for at Tier 2 or
Your request has been considered under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act).
The Ministry needs to extend the timeframe of our response to your request, pursuant to
section 15A(1)(b) of the Act, as consultations necessary to make a decision on the request
are such that a proper response to the request cannot reasonably be made within the original
time limit. For this reason, you can expect to receive a response to your request by 5 June
. I am hopeful that we wil be able to respond to you before this date.
Please be advised that should you have any concerns regarding this extension you have the
right to ask an Ombudsman to investigate our decision to extend the timeframe. You can do
this by writing to [email address]
or Office of the Ombudsman, PO Box
10152, Wellington 6143.
Nāku noa, nā
Manager, Parliamentary and Official Information
Government, Executive and Ministerial Services
National Of ice, Mātauranga House, 33 Bowen Street, Wellington 6011
PO Box 1666, Wel ington 6140. Phone: +64 4 463 8000 Fax: +64 4 463 8001