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19 December 2022 
Ombudsman Ref: 579941 
DPMC Ref: OIA-2021/22-0882 
[FYI request #18292 email]  
Dear Harold 
Official Information Act request for information relating to the Pandemic Risk Profile 
I refer to your Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) request of 24 January 2022.  
Your request was for:  
1) A copy of the current National Risk Register Profile – Pandemic
2) A copy of the earliest non-draft version of the Pandemic profile (i.e.

the “Version 1.0” profile), if it is different to the current profile.
As you are aware, I wrote to you on 28 March 2022 refusing your request in full under 
section 9(2)(g)(i) of the Act. Subsequent to my response, you requested that the Office of the 
Ombudsman investigate my decision to refuse your request.  
After discussions with the Office of the Ombudsman, it has been decided that this information 
will be released.  
Please find attached a copy of: 
x The 
Register Profile – Pandemic (Communicable Diseases) 
x  An earlier non-draft version of the National Risk Register Profile – Pandemic 
(Communicable Diseases) 
Yours sincerely 
Tony Lynch 
Deputy Chief Executive 
National Security Group 

Executive Wing, Parliament Buildings, Wellington, New Zealand 6011
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