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Review of NEMA Response to Whakaari/White Island

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From: Alan Thompson

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

In early May this year NEMA advised me in an OIA response that they are "undertaking a review of it own response" to the Whakaari/White Island eruption disaster.

Under the provisions of the Official Information Act please provide me with a copy of this review.

Yours faithfully,

Alan Thompson

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From: Alan Thompson

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

On the 24th of November I lodged a OIA request via FYI. You response to this request was due no later than 22nd of December 2020. I have not received your response to this request and this is in breach of the law.

Please advise.

Alan Thompson

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From: Information [DPMC]
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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Kia ora Mr Thompson

 

Thank you for your email of 8 January 2021 inquiring about your request
under the Official Information Act (the Act) submitted to the Department
of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) via the fyi.org.nz website on 24
November 2020.

 

We identified today that due to an IT error, DPMC has not received any
emails from the fyi.org.nz website from November 2020 to date. We
apologise for the inconvenience this has caused and the delay in receiving
your request.

 

As we did not receive the request until forwarded to us today by you, we
will consider today the first working day under the Act. We will provide a
response in accordance with the Act in due course and will endeavour to
process as quickly as possible. Please note that under the Act, the
working days to respond to requests do not include 25 December through to
15 January, to account for the summer break.  (please see the Office of
the Ombudsman Website for more details -
[1]http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/).

 

DPMC may publish the response to your Official Information Act  request.

 

When you are provided with a response to this request, you will be
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If DPMC does publish the response to your OIA request, personal
information, including your name and contact details, will be removed.
This publication process does not apply to extension letters or transfers.

 

Ngā mihi

 

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [2][DPMC request email]
 
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in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

 

 

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Kia ora Mr Thompson

 

Please see the attached letter regarding your recent OIA request.

 

Ngā mihi

 

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [1][DPMC request email]
 
[2]cid:image002.png@01D43609.296F69C0
 
The information contained in this email message is for the attention of
the intended recipient only and is not necessarily the official view or
communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you
are not the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or distribute
this message or the information in it. If you have received this message
in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

 

 

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