This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'Communications with Canadian Police Forces'.
link to page 1 IR-01-22-10325 
24 May 2022 
P Taylor 
[FYI request #19097 email] 
Dear P Taylor 
Request for information  
Thank you for your request of 10 April 2022, in which you requested the fol owing: 
I would like to request all communications between any representative of the New 
Zealand Police and any member of any Canadian law enforcement service over the 
period 06/02/2022 and 03/03/2022. To avoid clarification, and to further narrow this 
request, I am interested in any information in reference to the "CONVOY 2022 NZ" 
protest and the Canadian Truckers protest 
Your request has been considered in accordance with the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA), 
and I can now provide the following response. 
As you may be aware, the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has commenced an 
independent investigation and review (Review) of the policing of the occupation on and around 
Parliament grounds in Wellington during February and March 2022 (Protest).   
Details of the scope of the Review are available on the IPCA’s website1 and you wil  note this 
scope includes Police planning and preparation, operational execution, and management of 
intel igence.  
Whilst this Review is underway, information relating to the issues under investigation and review 
is expected to be the subject of examination by the IPCA under its powers of investigation under 
the IPCA Act 1988. With this Review commenced, there is a strong public interest in al owing 
these matters to be considered in the round by the IPCA. 
We consider that the information requested tends to go to the heart of the matters that are 
under investigation and review by the IPCA. Where such information is available, it is withheld 
in reliance upon section 9(2)(ba)(i ) of the OIA. It is in the public interest for the Review to be 
completed without earlier predetermination of the matters it is considering. 
We envisage relevant information wil  be released fol owing the conclusion of the IPCA’s 
The IPCA anticipates the Review wil  be completed and reported on by 31 March 2023. Police 
recognises the importance of transparency in these matters and looks forward to the release of 
the IPCA’s report, at which time more detailed information regarding the Police response to the 
Protest wil  likely be publicly available.  
Police National Headquarters
180 Molesworth Street. PO Box 3017, Wellington 6140, New Zealand 
Telephone: 04 474 9499. 

Please note that as part of its commitment to openness and transparency, Police proactively 
releases some information and documents that may be of interest to the public. An anonymised 
version of this response may be publicly released on the New Zealand Police website. 
You have the right to ask the Ombudsman to review my decision if you are not satisfied with the 
response to your request. Information about how to make a complaint is available at: 
Nāku noa, nā 
David Greig 
New Zealand Police