New Zealand Police Visual Identity Guidelines
From: Tommi Joyce
Dear New Zealand Police,
I would like to request a copy of the New Zealand Police Visual Identity Guidelines. By Visual Identity Guidelines, I refer to material that informs the use of the New Zealand Police brand identity which includes the Vehicle Livery Guidelines (if this exists). These document terms may not be the exact ones used by the New Zealand Police but may be named something similar.
I would also like to request a copy of the 'NZ Police Brand Manual' document that was previously visible on the Behance website and "was not an official New Zealand Police brand document, it was something that was put together by a graphic designer that previously worked for New Zealand Police for a design awards entry."
Whether NZ Police consider it an "official New Zealand Police brand document" or not, Section 2(5) of the OIA is clear that:
"Any information held by an independent contractor engaged by any public service agency or Minister of the Crown or organisation in his capacity as such contractor shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be held by the public service agency or Minister of the Crown or organisation."
So if this document was created by this graphic designer while they were engaged as a contractor by NZ Police, then the OIA would consider it to be held by them.
This is in relation to this previous OIA request: https://fyi.org.nz/request/19094-nz-poli...
I can confirm I am a New Zealand Citizen and currently reside within the country.
From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police
Tēnā koe Tommi
I acknowledge receipt of your Official Information Act (OIA) request below, received by New Zealand Police on 28 July 2022.
Your request is being actioned pursuant to the OIA. You can expect a response to your request on or before 25 August 2022.
Kind regards, Dylan
Ministerial Services PNHQ