6 September 2021
[FYI request #16347 email]
Request made under the Official Information Act 1982
Thank you for your email
of 9 August 2021 in which you asked 37 questions about the analysis
outlined in the Golden Mile Alternatives and Options Report (Multi Criteria Analysis Report) under the
Official Information Act 1982 (the Act).
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is extending the 20 working days available to respond to your
request, as allowed for under section 15A of the Act. We require an additional 10 working days to
respond to your request. We will send you a response on or before 20 September 2021.
The deadline is being extended because of the large amount of information requested and
consultations necessary to make a decision on your request. A thorough response to your request
cannot reasonably be made within the 20 working day limit.
Under section 28 of the Act, you have the right to ask the Ombudsman to review my decision to
extend this request. The contact details for the Ombudsman can be located at
If you would like to discuss the extension with the Transport Agency, please email
[NZTA request email].
Principal Advisor Transport Services, Ministerial Services