Removal of children from caregivers at wellington Parliament Protest 2022

Bruce made this Official Information request to Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children

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From: Bruce

Dear Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children,

I wish to enquire about whether any children in the care of Oranga Tamariki-appointed caregivers were taken from these caregivers by OT at or immediately after their attendance of the Wellington Parliament Protests in February and March 2022 due to concerns regarding their safety at the protest camp.

Yours faithfully,


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From: OIA_Requests (OT)


Tçnâ koe,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request under the Official Information Act 1982.

We will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible, and in any case, no later than Tuesday 7 February 2023 , being 20 working days from our receipt of your request on 19 December 2022, as provided for under the Act.

If we are unable to respond to your request within those 20 working days, we will notify you of an extension to that timeframe.
Nâku noa, nâ

Ministerial Support
PO Box 546, Wellington 6140
P E: OIA [email address]

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From: Bruce

Dear OIA_Requests (OT),

Good afternoon.

A response is due.

Yours sincerely,


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From: Chris Bailey

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Kia ora Bruce,


Please find attached a response to your 20 December 2022 request for
information under the Official Information Act 1982, I personally
apologise for the two-day delay. Please let me know directly if you
require any clarification.


Kindest regards,



Christopher Bailey
Senior Ministerial Advisor | Ministerial Support

The Aurora Centre, Wellington


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