Correspondence and Details surrounding Robert Etheridge's MIQ rule breaches

Oscar made this Official Information request to Ministry of Health

The request was refused by Ministry of Health.

From: Oscar

Dear Ministry of Health,

I request the following.

Copy's of all correspondence within the Ministry of Health regarding the MIQ rule's broken by Robert Etheridge.

Copy's of any written correspondence between the Ministry of Health (any staff member) and Robert Etheridge or his staff/managers.

Copy's of all correspondence with any other government agencies in regards to the MIQ rule's broken by Robert Etheridge.

Article for reference - https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/...

Yours faithfully,
Oscar

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Kia ora Oscar,

 

Thank you for your request for official information. The Ministry's
reference number for your request is: H202200119.

 

As required under the Official Information Act 1982, the Ministry will
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Ngā mihi

 

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Kia ora Oscar,

 

Thank you for your request for official information. The Ministry's
reference number for your request is: H202200219.  

 

As required under the Official Information Act 1982, the Ministry will
endeavour to respond to your request no later than 20 working days after
the day your request was received. If you'd like to calculate the
timeframe, you can use the Ombudsman's online calculator
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Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic response, the Ministry 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

 

OIA Services

Government Services

Office of the Director-General

Ministry of Health

E: [2][email address]

 

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This is an Official Information request made via the FYI website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[6][FYI request #18091 email]

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Hi Oscar,

As your request is currently worded, we require some clarification for the
Ministry of Health (the Ministry) to consider providing you with the
information requested. Requests made under the Official Information Act
1982 must be made with due particularity and so for the Ministry to manage
your request, can you please provide further specific details about the
information you are requesting? In your request you mention "MIQ rule's
broken" - can you please clarify if you are requesting information
relating to the individual Robert Etheridge not waiting for the 9th day
test result or something else? This clarification will enable the Ministry
to better respond to your request. 

As you are aware, the OIA requires a decision to be provided as soon as
practicable, so please let me know as soon as possible if you have any
questions or issues.

Look forward to hearing from you.

 

OIA Services

Government Services

Office of the Director-General

Ministry of Health

E: [1][email address]

 

 

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This is an Official Information request made via the FYI website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[5][FYI request #18091 email]

Is [6][Ministry of Health request email] the wrong address for Official Information
requests to Ministry of Health? If so, please contact us using this form:
[7]https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=15517&...

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From: Oscar

Dear OIA Requests,

Correct. Not waiting for his 9th day test result before entering the community.

Yours sincerely,
Oscar

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Thank you for your Official Information Act request. This is
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In accordance with the Act, we'll let you know our decision within no more
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means we may take some time in responding to your request. The Ministry
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Please also refer to the Unite Against Covid-19 website for copies of
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Sometimes we may need to clarify aspects of a request. You can expect to
hear from us soon if that is the case here.

Ngā mihi,

 

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Ministry of Health

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Kia ora Oscar, 

 

Thank you for your request for official information, received on 17
January 2022 requesting:  

 

“Copy's of all correspondence within the Ministry of Health regarding the
MIQ rule's broken by Robert Etheridge.

Copy's of any written correspondence between the Ministry of Health (any
staff member) and Robert Etheridge or his staff/managers.

Copy's of all correspondence with any other government agencies in regards
to the MIQ rule's broken by Robert Etheridge”. 

 

The Ministry of Health has decided to extend the period of time available
to respond to your request under section 15A (1)(b) of the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act) as consultation necessary to make a
decision on your request is such that a proper response cannot reasonably
be made within the normal 20 working day time limit. The Ministry of
Health will reply to your request by no later than 15 March 2022, and
earlier if possible.  

 

You have the right, under section 28 of the Act, to ask the Ombudsman to
review my decision to extend the time available to respond to your
request.  The Ombudsman may be contacted by email
at: [1][email address] or by calling 0800 802 602. 

 

Ngâ mihi

 

OIA Services Team

 

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[3]Unite against COVID-19

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Kia ora Oscar,       

       

Please see attached the response to your OIA request.        

Ngā mihi

 

OIA Services Team

 

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