Planning and Funding Telephone: 0064 3 364 4193
P O Box 1600
30 November 2021
[FYI request #17348 email]
RE Official Information Act request CDHB 10766
We are writing to acknowledge your email dated 26 October 2021 and logged this morning
requesting the following information under the Official Information Act from Canterbury DHB.
1. Any funding provided to Student Volunteer Army for the Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout.
We will 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.) Please note:
As per the Ombudsman’s guidance Official Information Act requests/responses close
down between 25 December 2020 and 16 January 2021. Accordingly, we will notify you no later than
18 January 2022 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];
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 Salle
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 shall, 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);
(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