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Security Classification - None 
29 March 2022 
John Luke 
[FYI request #18736 email] 
Dear John Luke 
Thank you for your email of 1 March 2022 requesting information relating to vacancies in 
ministerial appointed roles.  
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wil  not be able to respond within the timeframe set 
out in the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) pursuant to section 15A(1)(b), as consultations 
necessary to make a  decision on the request are such that a proper response to the request 
cannot reasonably be made  within the original time limit. 
MPI wil  reply to your request by no later than 29 April 2022, earlier if possible. 
Should you have any concerns with this extension, I would encourage you to raise these with 
the Ministry for Primary Industries at [email address]. Alternatively, you 
are advised of your right to also raise any concerns with the Office of the Ombudsman. 
Contact details are: Office of the Ombudsman, PO Box 10152, Wellington 6143 or at 
[email address]
Yours sincerely 
Michelle Morehu 
Director Government Services 
Charles Fergusson Building, 34-38  Bowen Street 
PO Box 2526 
Wel ington 6140, New Zealand