Fire Control Expenditure 2015/16

Alan Thompson made this Official Information request to Department of Conservation

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From: Alan Thompson

Director General
Department of Conservation,

Dear Sir,

In an email exchange early March 2016 we agreed that the Department would provide me a breakdown of the money spent on fire control in the 2015/16 year. This request resulted from the DoC annual report as tabled to Parliament recording expenditure of just over $900,000 for the year. This compared to a figures of around $12m reported for previous years.

Your advice was that DoC had changed the way it was reporting and that the "fire control" spend was actually $10.9m for 2015/16. You undertook to have your Office assist me with a breakdown of the $10.9m and the entities/amounts to whom DoC granted money for fire control.

A month on and several further requests to your Office has not resulted in this information as we agreed.

I now formally request this information as outlined above under the provisions of the Official Information Act.

I look forward to your early response.

Yours faithfully,

Alan Thompson
Lower Hutt

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Department of Conservation

Dear Alan
On behalf of the Director-General of the Department of Conservation, I confirm receipt of your request for official information. Your request has been forwarded to the relevant business group for processing. You will receive a reply in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.
Yours sincerely
Alan Moran
for Director-General

Alan Moran 
Ministerial Support Advisor (GSU)
Policy & Visitor Group
Department of Conservation–Te Papa Atawhai
Phone:  04 4713286 – VPN 8286
Conservation House (Level 2) 19-32 Manners Street [ PO Box 10420, Wellington 6143 ]
Conservation for prosperity Tiakina te taiao, kia puawai

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