23 June 2022
Tēnā koe Jack
Thank you for your email of 25 May 2022 to the Department of Corrections – Ara Poutama
Aotearoa, requesting information about the earthquake assessment of Corrections’ National
Office. Your request has been considered under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA).
Today it was announced that ministry of education’s building is not up to earthquake
Can you please provide information about the earthquake assessment of head office
on The Terrace.
Of interest is when was it last assessed and what was the result.
Any information about when another assessment will be done.
Corrections needs to extend the timeframe of our response to your request by 20 working
days, pursuant to section 15A(1)(b) of the OIA, 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. Therefore, you can expect to receive a response to
your request by 22 July 2022. If you no longer require this information, please let us know as
soon as possible.
Please be advised that should you have any concerns regarding this response you have the
right to ask the Ombudsman to investigate our decision to extend the timeframe. Contact
details are: Office of the Ombudsman, PO Box 10152, Wellington 6143.
NATIONAL OFFICE, WELLINGTON
Mayfair House, 44 – 52 The Terrace, Wellington, 6011, Private Box 1206, Wellington 6140, Phone
+64 4 460 3000
General Manager Communications and Government Services