We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are John please sign in and let everyone know.

Communications with Ella Yelich-O'Connor

John made this Official Information request to Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

This request has an unknown status. We're waiting for John to read recent responses and update the status.

From: John

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

This is a request under the Official Information Act.

Please provide any communications over the last 3 months between Ella Yelich-O'Connor, also known as Lorde, and/or her representatives to DPMC and/or any ministers or their offices relating to Covid-19, MIQ, isolation or any other matters related to Lorde's ability to return to New Zealand.

Yours faithfully,

John

Link to this

From: Information [DPMC]
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Tēnā koe 

 

Thank you for emailing the Department of the Prime Minister and
Cabinet (DPMC), including the National Emergency Management
Agency (NEMA).   

Please note, DPMC is not able to respond to emails that are
outside its purview. If the subject of your email does not relate to the
work of DPMC, we will forward your email to the appropriate Minister
or agency who will respond to you directly. To find out more about the
functions of DPMC please view our website - [1]https://dpmc.govt.nz/ 

 

If your correspondence is intended for the Prime Minister please email her
office at - [2][email address]. Contact information for other
Members of Parliament can be found at
- [3]https://www.parliament.nz/en/get-involve...

If you are writing about an issue relating to COVID-19, we encourage you
to first refer to the [4]COVID-19 website. Here’s a list of links that you
may find helpful: 

o [5]Current Alert Level
o [6]Latest Government COVID-19 information
o [7]Jobs, training and financial support
o [8]Travel and the border
o [9]Mental wellbeing, accessing health care and violence protection
o [10]Information for businesses
o [11]Proactive release of Government Response documents
o [12]Managed Isolation and Quarantine 

If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, please call your local GP or
contact the Healthline team on 0800 358 5453

Common Questions:

* Official Information Act (OIA) Requests will be formally acknowledged
during office hours and actioned accordingly. For more information
about the statutory OIA timeframes please see
- [13]http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/.
* For Job opportunities within DPMC please see
- [14]https://centralagenciesjobs.cass.govt.nz.... Please use
this website to apply for vacancies, unfortunately resumes received
through other avenues will not be considered.
* New Zealand Visas and requests for asylum are managed by Immigration
New Zealand. Please see - [15]https://www.immigration.govt.nz/. 

We hope one of the above links helps answer your question.  

We appreciate your patience at this time. Thanks again and please take
care.

show quoted sections

Link to this

From: Information [DPMC]
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


Attachment Picture Device Independent Bitmap 1.jpg
6K Download


[IN-CONFIDENCE]
 
Kia ora
 
Thank you for your request under the Official Information Act 1982 which
was received on Thursday, 30 December 2021, copied below. A response will
be provided in accordance with the Act. Please note under Section 2(1) of
the Act, days in the period commencing 25 December 2021 through to 15
January 2022, are not counted as working days.
 
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) may publish the
response to your Official Information Act (OIA) request.
 
When you are provided with a response to this request, you will be
informed about whether the response to your OIA request will be published.
If DPMC does publish the response to your OIA request, personal
information, including your name and contact details, will be removed.
This publication process does not apply to extension letters or transfers.
 

Ngā mihi,
 
Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial and Business Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [1][DPMC request email]
The information contained in this email message is for the
attention of the intended recipient only and is not
necessarily the official view or communication of the
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you are not
the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or
distribute this message or the information in it. If you have
received this message in error, please destroy the email and
notify the sender immediately.

 
 
 
 
 

show quoted sections

Link to this

From: Information [DPMC]
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


Attachment Response OIA 2021 22 0798.pdf
158K Download View as HTML


[IN-CONFIDENCE]

Hi there

Please find the attached correspondence from DPMC.

Regards,

Ministerial Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement Group
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The information contained in this email message is for the attention of the intended recipient only and is not necessarily the official view or communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you are not the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or distribute this message or the information in it. If you have received this message in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

show quoted sections

Link to this

From: John

Dear Sarah,

Thanks for your reply to my request under the Official Information Act stating that you have decided to transfer it to MBIE. This is not adequate as it does not answer my key question about communications with DPMC.

Please provide any communications over the last 3 months between Ella Yelich-O'Connor, also known as Lorde, and/or her representatives to DPMC and/or the Prime Minister or the Prime Ministers offices relating to Covid-19, MIQ, isolation or any other matters related to Lorde's ability to return to New Zealand.

Yours faithfully,

John

Link to this

From: Information [DPMC]
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


Attachment image001.png
24K Download


[IN-CONFIDENCE]

 

Kia ora

 

Thank you for your request under the Official Information Act 1982 which
was received on Wednesday, 19 January 2022, copied below. A response will
be provided in accordance with the Act.

 

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) may publish the
response to your Official Information Act (OIA) request.

 

When you are provided with a response to this request, you will be
informed about whether the response to your OIA request will be published.
If DPMC does publish the response to your OIA request, personal
information, including your name and contact details, will be removed.
This publication process does not apply to extension letters or transfers.

 

Ngā mihi,

 

Ministerial Coordinator
Ministerial and Business Services
Strategy, Governance and Engagement
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
E    [1][DPMC request email]
 
[2]cid:image002.png@01D43609.296F69C0
 
The information contained in this email message is for the attention of
the intended recipient only and is not necessarily the official view or
communication of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. If you
are not the intended recipient you must not disclose, copy or distribute
this message or the information in it. If you have received this message
in error, please destroy the email and notify the sender immediately.

 

 

 

 

show quoted sections

Link to this

From: Ministerial Services

Ref: 2122-1450

 

Dear John,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 30 December 2021 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“Please provide any communications over the last 3 months between Ella
Yelich-O'Connor, also known as Lorde, and/or her representatives to DPMC
and/or any ministers or their offices relating to Covid-19, MIQ, isolation
or any other matters related to Lorde's ability to return to New Zealand.”

 

Your request has been transferred to the Ministry of Business, Innovation
and Employment from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on 19
January 2022 and is being processed in accordance with the Official
Information Act 1982. A response will be sent to you in due course. If you
have any enquiries regarding your request feel free to contact us via
email [1][email address] or using the contact details below.

 

Nâku noa, nâ,

Ministerial Services

Ngâ Pou o te Taumaru

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

NZBN 9429000106078

 

 

[2]www.govt.nz - your guide to finding and using New Zealand government
services

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file:///OpenText/OTEdit/EC_mako/c67413355/mailto_oia%40mbie.govt.nz
2. http://www.govt.nz/

Link to this

From: *OIA


Attachment image001.jpg
5K Download

Attachment Privacy Waiver form.docx
117K Download View as HTML

Attachment Privacy Waiver form.pdf
115K Download View as HTML


Kia ora John,

 

As part of your Official Information Act request which was transferred to
us from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, you requested:

 

Please provide any communications over the last 3 months between Ella
Yelich-O'Connor, also known as Lorde, and/or her representatives to DPMC
and/or any ministers or their offices relating to Covid-19, MIQ, isolation
or any other matters related to Lorde's ability to return to New Zealand.

 

We are unable to provide you with information about Ella Yelich-O'Connor
without a signed Privacy Waiver and accompanying proof of identity from
Ella Yelich-O'Connor herself.

 

We have attached our Privacy Waiver form in two different formats for your
convenience.

 

Please return the completed form to this address at the earliest
opportunity so that we can advance your request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Risha

Senior Ministerial Advisor, Ministerial Services

Office of the Deputy Secretary

Managed Isolation and Quarantine

Hīkina Whakatutuki

 

[1]www.govt.nz - your guide to finding and using New Zealand government
services

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. http://www.govt.nz/

Link to this

We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are John please sign in and let everyone know.

Things to do with this request

Anyone:
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet only: