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Waiharara Fire Costs (2)

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From: Alan Thompson

Dear Fire and Emergency New Zealand,

On 8 April 2022 you advised me in your response to my OIA request that the total costs to that date for the Dec 2021 Waiharara Fire in Northland were $7,023,231.

In Dec 2022 Ron Devlin was reported in the media as stating that "The last time I looked it was just short of about $9.2 million". At this time Mr Devlin was commenting on the release of the fire investigation report for Waiharara.

Given the significant difference in the costs advised in April 2022 ($7m) and Dec 2022 ($9.2m) I request an updated total cost in the form as provided to me in my April 2022 OIA request.

Yours faithfully,

Alan Thompson

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Ngā Mihi

 

Information Requests Team

 

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