Correspondence between Department of Corrections and New Zealand Medical Council

Deborah Waxman made this Official Information request to Department of Corrections

The request was successful.

From: Deborah Waxman

Dear Department of Corrections,
1. Please provide me with all information between the Department of Corrections and the New Zealand Medical Council occurring since 1 December 2020 and the date of this request, concerning Dr Deborah Waxman. This is to include but not be limited to any file notes of telephone conversations held between the parties. This is also to include but not be limited to that originating from/received by Dr Damien Tomic, Auckland Prison staff, and Mount Eden Prison Staff.
2. In addition, please provide all information held by Department of Corrections since 1 December 2020 to the date of this request, concerning Dr Deborah Waxman, including but not limited any enquiries, correspondence or contact with/from New Zealand Police.

Yours faithfully,

Dr Deborah Waxman

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From: Info@Corrections
Department of Corrections

Dear Dr Waxman,

Thank you for this request.

Please note that you have made this request via the website. This means that Corrections response to your request will be published on a public website.

The information you have requested contains information about you and your work that you may not wish to be published on a website.

Can you please confirm if you would like Corrections response sent to your personal email address of published on


Ngā mihi nui,
Ministerial Services
Department of Corrections, Ara Poutama Aotearoa
a: National Office, Freyberg Building, 20 Aitken Street, Wellington, 6011

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From: Deborah Waxman

Dear Info@Corrections,
Thank you for your email and you consideration regarding my privacy. Please send all correspondence requested to my personal email. I trust Corrections has this. Please advise if that is not the case I I shall reply to you directly.

Yours sincerely,


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From: Info@Corrections
Department of Corrections



Thank you for contacting the Department of Corrections; this is an
automatic reply to confirm we have received your email – please do not
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If you are requesting information we are required to comply with the
Privacy Act 2020, the Official Information Act 1982 and the Victims Rights
Act 2002.


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response for up to 20 working days.


Be assured we will endeavour to respond to you as quickly as possible.


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The Ministerial Services Team

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