Copies of past OIA responses
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From: Will Inglis
Dear Kelvin Davis,
I'm requesting copies of the responses to OIA requests received by your office in your capacity as Minister for Children containing:
- Lists of reports, aide memoires, briefings, memos etc. provided to the Minister over a specific period
I have also made this request to Oranga Tamariki.
From: K Davis (MIN)
Thank you for contacting Hon Kelvin Davis, Minister of Corrections,
Minister for Mâori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti, Minister for Children,
Associate Minister of Education (Mâori), and MP for Te Tai Tokerau.
The Minister considers all correspondence important and appreciates you
taking the time to write.
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The Office of Hon Kelvin Davis
From: K Davis (MIN)
On behalf of Minister Davis, thank you for your OIA request. A response will be provided to you as per the requirements of the Official Information Act.
Nāku noa, nā
Office of Hon Kelvin Davis
Minister for Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti
Minister of Children
Minister of Corrections
Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education)
Parliamentary Service Te Ratonga Whare Pāremata
Private Bag 18041, Wellington 6160, New Zealand
From: Will Inglis
I'm just checking in on my OIA request. I don't believe I've received a response yet. Are you able to confirm if this is still being processed?
From: Tessa Bercic
Kia ora Will,
Thank you for your email.
According to our records, a response to your OIA request was sent on 18 June 2021. This was sent to [email address] which was the address we received the initial request through.
I have reattached the response, and email thread for your information. Please let me know if there are any further issues accessing this response.
Ngā mihi nui
Private Secretary (Children)
Office of Hon Kelvin Davis – MP for Te Tai Tokerau
Minister for Children | Minister for Corrections | Minister for Māori-Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti | Associate Minister for Education
Phone: 04 817 9999