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PO Box 5013
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By email: [FYI request #14252 email]
Dear Leighton Fletcher
Transfer of your request for official information
Thank you for your request under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) on 6 December
“I am writing to you under the Official Information Act to request the following information
regarding the costs paid for Managed Isolation and Quarantine facilities:
Are costs paid to each contracted MIQ hotel on a per room basis or a per person basis for
each returnee or person requiring MIQ?
If on a per room basis - please provide the cost paid to each individual MIQ hotel either as
a daily rate, or as a total cost per 14day stay.
If costs are paid per person - please provide the cost paid per person to each individual
MIQ hotel either as a daily rate, or as a total cost per 14day stay.
If there is another basis for payment, please provide that cost for each individual MIQ
The Ministry of Health does not hold any information relating to your request; however, I have
been advised that this information is more closely connected with the functions of the Ministry of
Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). For this reason, I have decided to transfer your
request to MBIE under section 14 of the Act. You can expect a response from MBIE in due
Under section 28(3) of the Act you have the right to ask the Ombudsman to review any
decisions made under this request. The Ombudsman may be contacted by email at:
or by cal ing 0800 802 602.
Manager OIA Services
Office of the Director-General