COVID-19 Response Weekly Reports

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From: Scott

Dear Chris Hipkins,

Thank you for your work on my request of 15 June for copies of all COVID-19 Response Weekly Reports received by the minister, which has received a response from your office for reports dated up to the end of June:

I would now like to make a follow up request:

- Copies of all COVID-19 Response Weekly Reports dated since the beginning of July.

Yours faithfully,


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From: C Hipkins (MIN)
Chris Hipkins

Kia ora


Thank you for taking the time to write to Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister for
COVID-19 Response, Minister of Education, Minister for the Public Sector
and Leader of the House.

We are receiving a significant amount of correspondence at the moment and
although your email will be carefully considered and noted, it is not
possible to respond to each individual email. However we will endeavour
to respond to your individual queries as soon as we can.

In the meantime, information about the COVID-19 Protection Framework can
be found here:
and guidance for businesses can be found here:
Current locations of interest are set out
at [3]
encourage anyone who has been at one of the locations of interest at the
time specified to self-isolate and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. 


You can find the nearest testing centre to you
at [4] and your nearest
vaccination centre at
[5] You can also book
your vaccination at [6] or by
calling 0800 28 29 26.


To get your My Vaccine Pass online head to
[7] or for help over the phone you can
call 0800 222 478 between 8am and 8pm, 7 days a week. Those pharmacies
giving COVID-19 vaccines can also help with My Vaccine Pass face to face,
and can be found here:

We appreciate that this is a challenging time. If you need to talk, you
can call or text 1737 at any time. Mental health and wellbeing resources
are also available
at [9]
about the financial support available to individuals and businesses can be
at [10]

We also understand that there are several other aspects to the response
that are very important to people. You can find more information about:

o Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ)
at [11], including how to request an emergency
at [12]
make a complaint or request a review of your application by
emailing [13]
o Travel with Australia
at [14]
you are in Australia, please register
at [15] and if it is an emergency,
contact the Consulate on +64 99 20 20 20.
o Vaccine data and statistics
at [16]
Medsafe’s vaccine safety monitoring reports
at [17]
o The Government’s plan to reconnect New Zealand with the rest of the
at [19]

Please remember to take care, and be kind. We have beaten COVID-19 before,
and we can do it again.

Ngā mihi,

Office of Hon Chris Hipkins

Minister for COVID-19 Response | Minister of Education | Minister for the
Public Sector | Leader of the House | MP for Remutaka

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Kia ora Scott,


Thank you for your request for official information. The Minister's Office
reference number for your request is: CHOIA197


Please be advised that due dates for requests received from 29 November
2021 onwards take into account the following periods:


Christmas (25 December 2021)

Summer Holidays (25 December to 15 January)

New Year's Day (1 January 2022)

Day after News Year's Day (2 January 2022)


Your request has been logged and you can expect a reply no later than
February 1 2022 as required under the Official Information Act 1982.


Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic response, the Minister is experiencing
significantly higher volumes of queries and requests for information. If
we are unable to respond to your request within this time frame, we will
notify you of an extension of that time frame.


If you have any queries related to this request, please do not hesitate to
get in touch.


Ngā mihi,


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Office of
Hon Chris

Response |
| Minister
for the
Service |
Leader of
the House

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