10 February 2017
Iain Palmer [FYI request #5358 email]
Dear Iain Palmer
On behalf of Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary to the Treasury, I acknowledge receipt of
your letter requesting:
“Since the current Government has taken office on 19 November 2008, how
much funding has KiwiRail received from the taxpayer/crown?
Outside of direct KiwiRail funding, what over funding has been spent on Rail over
the same time period?”
Your request was received by the Treasury on 9 February 2017 and will be dealt with in
accordance with the provisions of the Official Information Act.
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Yours sincerely Lucy May
Lucy May Ministerial Coordinator