Pacific Business Trust OIA request

john luke made this Official Information request to Aupito William Sio

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From: john luke

Dear Aupito William Sio,

This is an OIA request for Pacific Business Trust.

I noted that Pacific Business Trust or Pacific Island Business Development Trust is a State Sector Agencies and is fall within your delegation.

May I kindly ask who is the current board of trustee of PBT and who appoint them, if the Ministry or you appoint them, how you call for public express of interest in the past, what is their current term of appointment for, also what is Ministry's involvement in this trust.

Yours faithfully,

john luke

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From: A Sio (MIN)
Aupito William Sio

Thank you for contacting the office of Hon Aupito William Sio, Minister
for Pacific Peoples, Associate Minister of Justice and the Associate
Minister for Courts.


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Office of Hon Aupito William Sio, MP for Mangere
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From: Chris McAvoy

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Good afternoon John,

Please find attached a response to your OIA request.


Chris McAvoy, Private Secretary Media/Advisory
Office of the Honourable Aupito William Sio, Minister for Pacific Peoples, Associate Minister of Justice; Associate Minister for Courts
Bowen House Level 11.16L | Private Bag 18041 | Parliament Buildings | Wellington 6160 | New Zealand
DDI: +64 4 817 8864 |Cell: +64 21 860 517 Email: [email address]
Authorised by Hon Aupito William Sio MP, Parliament Buildings, Wellington

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