30 August 2022
By email: [FYI request #20254 email]
17 AUGUST 2022: OFFICIAL INFORMATION ACT REQUEST
In your email dated 17 August 2022 you requested the fol owing information under the
Official Information Act 1982 (OIA):
1. Are you able to give a breakdown by fund of the number of funding applications
that have been submitted in Te Reo Māori over the last financial year to Te Temu
(sic) Whakaata Taonga.
No applications for funding have been submitted to Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga the New
Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) in te reo Māori in the financial year 2021/2022.
The ability to submit applications in te reo Māori exists for all NZFC funds.
We receive a number of applications that are submitted in English but have significant Māori
content in the scripts or proposals. We have not included these in the scope of your request.
Should you wish to access this information or other information regarding applications in te
reo Māori, we would be happy to speak further with you. Feel free to email our Rautaki
Māori team at [email address].
Please note that we will be publishing this letter (with your personal information removed)
on the NZFC website.
You have the right, by way of complaint to an Ombudsman under section 28(3) of the Official
Information Act, to seek an investigation and review of our response.
Senior Policy Advisor
New Zealand Film Commission