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From: Ritz89

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

I am writing to you to request the following information-

1) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to residence files are waiting to be allocated before 6th July 2019.

2) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to residence files are waiting to be allocated before 15th November 2019.

3) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to residence files are waiting to be allocated before 18th December 2019.

Thanks

Yours faithfully,

Ritz89

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From: Ministerial Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: 2021-0909

Dear Ritz89,

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 29 October 2020 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

“1) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to
residence files are waiting to be allocated before 6th July 2019.

 

2) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to
residence files are waiting to be allocated before 15th November 2019.

3) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to
residence files are waiting to be allocated before 18th December 2019.”

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course.

Please note, due to ongoing COVID-19 response work, requests are currently
being triaged and those relating to Covid-19 processed as a priority.
Remaining requests are being assessed as per the Ombudsman’s guidance
(which can be found here:
[1]www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/news/chief-ombudsmans-statement-official-information-response-times-during-covid-19-emergency)
and processed accordingly.

If you have any enquiries regarding your request, or its urgency, feel
free to contact us via email at [2][MBIE request email].

Nâku noa, nâ

MINISTERIAL SERVICES

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

 

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From: Lautalie Leausa Vaa
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment


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Dear Ritz89,

 

Thank you for your email of 29 October 2020 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the OIA), the following information:

 

“1) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to
residence files are waiting to be allocated before 6th July 2019.

 

2) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to
residence files are waiting to be allocated before 15th November 2019.

 

3) Number of onshore non priority Skilled migrant residence and Work to
residence files are waiting to be allocated before 18th December 2019.”

 

Under Section 12 of The OIA, requests can only be made by;

Any person, being-

(a) a New Zealand citizen; or

(b) a permanent resident of New Zealand; or

(c) a person who is in New Zealand; or

(d) a body corporate which is incorporated in New Zealand; or

(e) a body corporate which is incorporated outside of new Zealand but
which has a place of business in New Zealand,

may request a department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to make
available to him or it any specified official information.

 

From the limited information you have provided in your request it is
unclear that you are eligible to make an OIA request.

 

Before we can proceed with your request you will need to provide evidence
that you are eligible to make a request.  Proof of eligibility can be
provided confidentially to me via email which is shown in the attached
file.

 

Please provide a response with evidence before 5 November 2020.  If no
response is received before this date, your request will be closed and
considered withdrawn on the basis that you are not eligible to make a
request under section 12 of the OIA.

 

If you have any questions please let me know.

 

Kind Regards,

Lautalie Leausa Vaa
SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR

Operations Support, Border & Visa Operations, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[1][email address] |
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140, New Zealand

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