7 July 2022
Īmēra / Email:
[FYI request #19525 email]
Kia ora / Dear Harold
RE Official information request ChChD 10925
We are writing to acknowledge your email dated 31 May 2022 which we received this morning requesting
the following information under the Official Information Act from Waitaha Canterbury. Specifically:
• I would like to make a request for a copy of the COVID-19 Southern Region Resilience Plan.
We will consider your request against the provisions of the Official Information Act (see below) and advise
you of our decision regarding the release of information within 20 working days (being the statutory
timeframe provided within the Act.)
Accordingly, we will notify you, no later than 4 August 2022, of our decision.
Your request is being handled by Kathleen Smitheram. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact
either myself (details above) or Kathleen. ([email address];
Phone 364-4134). Please
refer to the OIA number above when phoning or emailing.
If any additional factors come to light which are relevant to your request, please do not hesitate to contact
us so that these can be taken into account.
Ngā mihi / Yours sincerely,
Ralph La Salle Senior Manager, OIAs
Waitaha Canterbury / Te Tai o Poutini West Coast.
15 Decisions on requests
(1) Subject to this Act, the department or Minister of the Crown or organisation to whom a request is made in accordance with section 12 o
transferred in accordance with section 14 o
f this Act or section 12 o
f the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 shall, as
soon as reasonably practicable, and in any case not later than 20 working days after the day on which the request is received by that department or
Minister of the Crown or organisation,—
(1)(a) decide whether the request is to be granted and, if it is to be granted, in what manner and for what charge (if any); and
(1)(b) give or post to the person who made the request notice of the decision on the request
[If we are unable to make a decision on your request by the date noted above, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.]
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