This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'Tauranga City Council CCTV & ANPR Cameras'.

8 July 2020
C Morton
By email: [FYI request #13152 email]
Tēnā koe C Morton
We write in response to your email dated 25 June 2020 in which you requested the following
· Please provide the location of all TCC owned, operated or monitored CCTV
· Please provide the location in latitude and longitude format.
· Please also provide the location of all TCC owned, operated or monitored
cameras that read vehicle number places (also known as ANPR cameras).
· Please provide the location in latitude and longitude format.
· Please also provide who these cameras are monitored by, who has access to
the camera footage and what record is kept of vehicle license plates captured
on TCC cameras.

We have considered your request in accordance with the Local Government Official
Information and Meetings Act 1987 (“LGOIMA”) and respond as follows:
Please see the attached excel sheet ‘Location of TCC Cameras’ with the 671 cameras listed.
We do not hold the information in latitude and longitude format. The camera location in the
attached is descriptive rather than GPS mapped as many of the cameras are at indoor
Cameras are monitored by Tauranga City Council staff in the Tauranga Transport
Operations Centre (TTOC), Managers of some business units have access to areas they
monitor, for example the Transfer Stations. Only the operators at TTOC can access the
recorded footage, this is managed under the Privacy Act.  Footage can be provided on
request to enforcement agencies, any other requests for footage is managed under the
LGOIMA process to ensure there are no breaches of privacy.
License plate information is stored as a result of our plate based parking payment system.  It
records the plate with a time stamp, the machine it was registered at and the amount paid for
parking.  These plates can also be used for enforcement purposes such as either non-
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payment or parking over the permitted time.  License plate numbers are also stored for
breaches of vehicles using the bus lanes.  In all of these cases, the information will be
retained until the fine is paid or until any court case is settled.  All other video footage or
license plate data is routinely overwritten on our storage drives.  To ensure we have an
opportunity to review historical footage if an incident has been reported we are required to
have a minimum of a week of storage.  We currently have about a month worth of storage
drive before all records are overwritten.
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision.
Information about how to make a complaint is available at
or freephone 0800 802 602.
We may publish this response on our website as your request may be of interest to others.
All personal information will be removed and only the question and answers will be seen.
If you wish to discuss this decision with us, please feel free to contact the writer.
Yours sincerely
Kath Norris
Manager (A)
Democracy Services

7 - RESPONSE - Morton, C - LGOIMA - Information on all TCC owned, operated or monitored CCTV cameras - 8 July 2020