Official Information Act Request
Date: 27 September 2021
Name: Wendy Pond
Email: [FYI request #16785 email]
Reference number: ENQ-42583-L9N3B8
Thank you for your request received on 18 September 2021 for the fol owing information:
“Please provide the 2019 Waikato Whenuakite operational report, due from
Department of Conservation Hauraki 20 May 2020.”
The report is available on the Environmental Protection Authority’s website through the link
I am therefore refusing this part of your request under section 18(d) of the Official Information
Act 1982 (OIA), as the information requested is publicly available.
You have also asked how to find the report on our website, and why you cannot find the
report when you type the name into our website’s search bar.
Reports from 1080 aerial operations can be found by fol owing the ‘Resources and
Publications’ tab on the left-hand side of the website, then selecting ‘1080 aerial operators’
reports’. The reports can then be filtered by region and year.
We are looking at improvements to our website including the search function.
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision.
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OIA responses available so others can read more about the work we do and the questions
we are asked. Any information that might identify you wil be removed to protect your privacy.
Manager, Government Engagement and Official Correspondence