26 October 2018
Via email: [FYI request #8942 email]
Dear Mr Hall Re: Official information request for Information relating to whether Scion has carried
out any research into possible effects of 1080 on soil microbial activity and impact on
Kauri Dieback disease
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your official information request dated 26 October
2018 for information on whether Scion has carried out research to determine whether
possible effects of Sodium Fluoroacetate (1080) on soil microbial activity around Kauri trees
could be an aggravating factor in Kauri Dieback disease.
We received your request on 26 October 2018. We will endeavour to respond to your request
as soon as possible and in any event no later than 23 November 2018, being 20 working
days after the day your request was received. If we are unable to respond to your request by
then, we will notify you of an extension of that timeframe.
Your request is being handled by our legal team. If you have any queries, please feel free to
contact our legal team on 07 343 5537 or 07 343 5482. If any additional factors come to light
which are relevant to your request, please do not hesitate to contact us so that these can be
taken into account.
Rob Trass General Manager Finance and Corporate Services