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From: Anna

Dear Ministry of Justice,

Can you please tell me under the OIA how many registered sex
offenders currently live in the Upper Hutt region?

- How many of these registered sex offenders are paedophiles?

Yours faithfully,

Anna Morgan

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Ministry of Justice

Hi Anna,

Thank you for your email received by the Ministry of Justice on 15 October 2014.

We are treating your correspondence as an Official Information Act request. The statutory due date for Official Information Act requests is 20 working days. You will be notified of any changes to this deadline.

If you have any questions or queries, please don't hesitate to ask us.

Kind regards,

Official Correspondence Team
Communications Services

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Thomas Roberts left an annotation ()

There is no such thing as a registered sex offender in New Zealand - we do not have a sex offenders registry, public or private.

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From: Paltridge, Antony
Ministry of Justice

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Dear Anna


Thank you for your email to the Ministry of Justice requesting under the
Official Information Act 1982 the number of registered sex offenders
living in the Upper Hutt region and how many of them are paedophiles.


New Zealand, however, does not have a register of sex offenders and so we
are unable to provide the information you have requested.  Therefore,
under section 18(e) of the Act I am declining your request on the grounds
that "document alleged to contain the information requested does not


For your information the Government is investigating the creation of a
register.  An announcement was made by the then Minister of Corrections
and Police earlier this year:



Antony Paltridge


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Communication Services
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