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Te reo language policy

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From: Aruth John Smith

Dear Department of Conservation,

Could you please provide all policy documents relating to Maori language in your workplace, and in particular any policy which is aimed at improving or rewarding levels of te reo in the work place, and any correspondence in relation to such policies, and in addition the total cost of such policies to date or the projected cost of such policies to date.

Yours faithfully,

Aruth John Smith

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From: Government Services
Department of Conservation

Dear Aruth

On behalf of the Director-General of the Department of Conservation, I confirm receipt of your request below.

Your request has been forwarded to the relevant business group for processing. You will receive a reply by 1/2/19 in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.

Please note that the Ombudsman has set an OIA holiday from 25 December to 15 January. The 20 working days allowed for your response will be on hold over this period, and will continue again from 16 January.

Yours sincerely

Alan Moran
for Director-General

Alan Moran 
Government Services Advisor (Government Services)
Policy and Visitors Group
Department of Conservation–Te Papa Atawhai
Phone:  0275665778
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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From: Shayla Kora
Department of Conservation

Attachment OIA 18 E 1054 extension letter DOC 5696485.doc
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Tçnâ koe e Aruth John Smith,


Thank you for your Official Information Act request to the Department of
Conservation, dated 13 December 2018.


Attached is a letter advising you that we are extending the 20 working day
period to respond to your request.  We will send you a response no later
than 8 February 2019, earlier if possible.


If you wish to discuss this response to your request, please contact me
directly (contact details are in the attached letter).


Ngâ mihi

Shayla Kora
Personal Assistant to the Deputy Director General - Tata Lawton - Kahui
Kaupapa Atawhai
Department of Conservation—Te Papa Atawhai
DDI: +64 4 471 3109 | VPN: 8109


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From: Joe Harawira
Department of Conservation

Attachment OIA 18 E 1054.pdf
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Tena koe Aruth

Please find attached information requested around the policies relating to
the Department of Conservations Maori Language within the workplace.


Nga manaakitanga


Joe Harawira

Kaihautu- Director

Kahui Kaupapa Atawhai


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