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[FYI request #3147 email] 
27 October 2015 
Dear Valerie 
RE:  OIA 2015-16-15  
Thank you for your email of 14 September 2015 received by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise 
(NZTE) on 14 September 2015 concerning an Official Information Act 1982 (the Act) request.  
You requested the following information: 
Can you please advise what individuals, organisations, state agencies and companies 
were invited to the two networking events organised by NZTE for the STA: 
• STA launch event in Washington DC, November 2013  
• STA dinner during the 2013 US-NZ Partnership forum in Washington DC
The following documents fall within the scope of your request and are attached with some parts 
Name of document 
Copy of organisations attending STA dinner at Partnership Forum 
Section 9(2)(a) 
Section 9(2)(b)(ii) 
Section 9(2)(ba)(i) 
Section 18(c)(i) 
STA Launch event org list 
Section 9(2)(a) 
Section 9(2)(b)(ii) 
Section 9(2)(ba)(i) 
Section 18(c)(i) 
In making my decision to withhold some of the information, I have considered the public interest 
under section 9(1) of the Act. 
This response fully covers the material you requested.  You have the right under section 28(3) of 
the Act to seek an investigation and review from the Ombudsman about my decision to withhold 
some of the information requested.   

The contact details are: 
Office of the Ombudsman 
PO Box 10 152 
Wellington 6143 
Yours sincerely 
Fiona Acheson 
Director – Board and Ministerial 
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise