This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'Exercise Intensity Post Exercise Report'.

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Wellington 6144 
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6 July 2022 
[FYI request #19289 email] 
Tēnā koe Scott 
Official information request  
Thank you for your Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) request of 9 May 2022 seeking a copy 
of the post-exercise report for Exercise INTENSITY. Conducted in November 2021, Exercise 
INTENSITY was a national cyber security exercise conducted through the National Security 
System National Exercise Programme, and led by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).  
The National Security System’s National Exercise Programme is chaired by the National 
Emergency Management Agency, hosted within the Department of the Prime Minister and 
Please find attached a copy of the post-exercise report. Some information has been withheld 
under section 6(a) of the OIA, as release of this information would likely prejudice the 
security or defence of New Zealand or the international relations of the Government of New 
If you wish to discuss this response with us, please feel free to contact 
[GCSB request email].   
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision.  
Information about how to make a complaint is available at 
or freephone 0800 802 602.   
Ngā mihi,  
Andrew Hampton 
Te Tumu Whakarae mō Te Tira Tiaki    
Director-General, GCSB