2 March 2017
Dear Suzanna Grey
By email: [FYI request #5317 email]
In response to your Official Information Act (OIA) request of 2 February 2017, please find our
Callaghan Innovation has a contract with BusinessDesk, an independent business news
agency that provide material for a range of media outlets, including the NBR.
The purpose of the contract between Callaghan Innovation and BusinessDesk is to increase
coverage of innovation and related issues in mainstream media.
“Please provide the monetary amount that Callaghan has paid to NBR's BusinessDesk for
the last three calendar years (2014, 2015 and 2016).”
This information is withheld pursuant to section 9,2, b(ii) of the Official Information Act 1982 “would be likely unreasonably to prejudice the commercial position of the person
who supplied or who is the subject of the information;”
You have the right to request a review of this response, by the Ombudsman at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz
or by contacting 0800 802 602. Please contact [email address]
if you require any further information.
General Manager External Relations