[FYI request #16374 email]
Tēnā koe Matthew
Thank you for your request dated 10 August 2021 to the Ministry of Education requesting the
1. Has your agency contracted work to Research New Zealand in the last five years?
2. If so, did you provide private information or data on individuals to Research New
3. If so, what agreements did you make with Research New Zealand regarding privacy and
4. Have you been notified of any data breaches, security issues, or privacy issues with
Research New Zealand?
Your request has been considered under the Of icial Information Act 1982 (the Act).
The Ministry needs to extend the timeframe of our response to your request, pursuant to
section 15A(1)(b) of the Act, as consultations necessary to make a decision on the request
are such that a proper response to the request cannot reasonably be made within the original
time limit. For this reason, you can expect to receive a response to your request by
30 September 2021
. I am hopeful that we wil be able to respond to you before this date.
Please be advised that should you have any concerns regarding this extension you have the
right to ask an Ombudsman to investigate our decision to extend the timeframe. You can do
this by writing to [email address]
or Office of the Ombudsman, PO Box
10152, Wellington 6143.
Nāku noa, nā
Principal Advisor, Official and Parliamentary Information
Government, Executive and Ministerial Services
National Of ice, Mātauranga House, 33 Bowen Street, Wellington 6011
PO Box 1666, Wel ington 6140. Phone: +64 4 463 8000 Fax: +64 4 463 8001