Planning and Funding
P O Box 1600,
Telephone: 0064 3 364 4193
Fax: 0064 3 364 4165
21 June 2021
[FYI request #15829 email];
RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10638
We are writing to acknowledge your email dated 19 June 2021 requesting the fol owing information under the
Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB. Specifical y:
1. I would like a summary of how many people are in each of the four Covid-19 vaccine rol out groups
in areas administered by the CDHB. Additional y, I would like the same summary provided just for
the area of greater Christchurch city.
2. I would also like a weekly breakdown of the number of vaccinations that the CDHB is targeting for
each of these groups. This could be provided as a weekly summary of the number of people the
CDHB is expecting to be vaccinated in each group, from the beginning of the vaccination programme
until the end.
We wil consider your request against the provisions of the Official Information Act (see below) and advise you
of our decision regarding the release of information within 20 working days (being the statutory timeframe
provided within the Act.)
Accordingly, we wil notify you no later than 19 July 2021 of our decision.
Your request is being handled by Kathleen Smitheram. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact
either myself (details above) or Kathleen. ([email address] P
h 364 4134).
Please refer to the OIA number above when phoning or emailing. If any additional factors come to light which
are relevant to your request, please do not hesitate to contact us so that these can be taken into account.
Ralph La Sal e
Planning, Funding & Decision Support
15 Decisions on requests
(1) Subject to this Act, the department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to whom a request is made in accordance with section 12
or is transferred in accordance with section 14 of
this Act or section 12 of
the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act
1987 shal , as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any case not later than 20 working days after the day on which the request is received
by that department or Minister of the Crown or organisation,—
(1)(a) decide whether the request is to be granted and, if it is to be granted, in what manner and for what charge (if any); and
(1)(b) give or post to the person who made the request notice of the decision on the request
[If we are unable to make a decision on your request by the date noted above, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.]