Briefings on yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak
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From: Alex Harris
Dear Minister for Food Safety,
At the moment New Zealand is suffering from an outbreak of yersinia pseudotuberculosis. According to the NZ Herald, 127 people are sick and 38 have been hospitalised because of the bug. I would like to request the following information under the OIA:
* all briefings and communications received by the Minister relating to the yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak.
I would prefer to receive an electronic response. Queries about
this request will be automatically forwarded to me by the
With regards to s12 of the OIA, I am an NZ citizen and in NZ.
From: Rebecca Tane
Hello Alex Harris,
On behalf of Hon Jo Goodhew, Minister for Food Safety, I acknowledge your
email of 15 October 2014 requesting, under the Official Information Act
1982, the following:
• all briefings and communications received by the Minister
relating to the yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak.
Your request was received in this office on 15 October 2014 and will be
responded to under the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982.
Rebecca Tane I Senior Private Secretary I Office of Hon Jo Goodhew
Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector I Minister for Food
Safety I Associate Minister for Primary Industries I Associate Minister
for Social Development I 6L Bowen House I Parliament Buildings I
Wellington I Phone: +64 4 817 6859 I Mobile: +64 21 243 3141 I Fax: +64
4 817 6533 I Email: [email address]
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From: Lisa Winthrop
Dear Alex Harris
On behalf of Hon Jo Goodhew, Minister for Food Safety, please find
attached the response to your Official Information Act request (15 October
2014 ) regarding briefings and communication in relation to Yersinia
Please note that the second page, which is blank, is the back of the
Minister’s letter. It is not part of the released material per se.
Lisa Winthrop | Private Secretary (Food Safety)| Office of Hon Jo
Parliament Buildings | Wellington | [email address]
2. mailto:[email address]