28 September 2022
[FYI request #20441 email]
Request for information
Thank you for your Of icial Information Act 1982 (OIA) request of 2 September 2022, in
which you asked for information regarding Pike River Mine.
Please supply me any phone calls from ' Pike River control and Ben
Also please supply me SCADA data in any format that is preferable to NZ
The information you seek is a fundamental part of the on-going criminal investigation
into the Pike River Mine explosion, therefore your request is withheld in full pursuant to
section 6(c) of the OIA, as the making available of the information is likely to prejudice
the maintenance of the law, including the prevention, investigation and detection of
offences, and the right to a fair trial.
You have the right to ask the Ombudsman to review my decision if you are not satisfied
with the response to your request. Information about how to make a complaint is
available at: www.ombudsman.parliament.nz.
Peter Read ONZM
Wellington &South Island
New Zealand Police
Police National Headquarters
180 Molesworth Street. PO Box 3017, Wellington 6140, New Zealand.
Telephone: 04 474 9499. Fax: 04 498 7400. www.police.govt.nz