This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Official Information request 'How many clause 9 exemptions were received and approved for unvaccinated workers?'.

10 November 2023 
Erika Whittome 
[email address] 
Tēnā koe Ms Whittome 
Thank you for your email of 13 October 2023 to Oranga Tamariki— Ministry for Children 
(Oranga Tamariki), requesting information under the Official Information Act 1982 (the 
Act) regarding clause 9 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 
You have requested: 

How many such clause 9 CEO operational exemptions were received?

Please share the breakdown by role within your organization

How many were approved, total number of workers affected?

A breakdown by the roles for the above approvals in 3 above.
Oranga Tamariki did not receive any applications for exemption under clause 9 of the 
COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021. Therefore, I am refusing 
your request in full under section 18(e) of the Act, on the grounds that the information 
does not exist. 
I encourage you to raise any concerns about the response with 
[email address]. Alternatively, you are advised of your right to also raise any 
concerns with the Office of the Ombudsman by contacting them on 0800 802 602 or at 
[email address].  
Nāku noa, nā 
Cassandra Anderson 
Deputy Chief Executive 
People, Culture and Enabling Services 
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