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From: Iain Palmer
What public good activities in the 2020 financial year did Kiwirail undertake in support of the various rail heritage groups nationwide, for which payment was not requested.
For example, as a starting point...
- Number of sleepers gifted
- Rail track and fittings gifted
- surpass hardware gifted
- peppercorn land and building leases
- engineering support
Furthermore, what is Kiwirails policy in relation to both supporting and engaging with these heritage groups?
From: Dave Allard
Good afternoon Iain.
I'd like to acknowledge receipt of your official information request dated 27 November 2021, for information on KiwiRail's work with Rail Heritage groups.
We received your request on 29 November 2021, and will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and in any event no later than 17 January 2022, i.e. the 20 working days after the day your request was received.
If we are unable to respond to your request by then, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.
I'll be looking after your request, so any questions please get in touch.
Dave Allard | Government Relations Advisor
DDI: +64 4 498 3218
Level 4, Wellington Railway Station, Bunny Street, Wellington 6011 | PO Box 593, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Kia ora Iain,
Attached is the OIA response to your request dated 27^th November 2021 for
information relating to what public good activities KiwiRail did in the
2020 financial year in support of the various rail heritage groups
nationwide, for which payment was not requested and what is KiwiRail’s
policy in relation to both supporting and engaging with these heritage
We trust this answers your query.
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Official Correspondence Unit