Thefts of medals and militaria in New Zealand, 1970-2000.
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From: Mr Gladstone
Dear Ministry of Defence
I wish to request in accordance with the Official Information Act (1982) copies of all records and correspondence between senior officers and officials in the armed services and police forces of New Zealand and their counterparts in Australia and Great Britain relating to the theft of medals and militaria in New Zealand during the period 1970-2000. The records to include, in particular:
1- correspondence between the New Zealand Military Advisor in London and the Director of the National Army Museum in London, William Reid, from 1978 to 1987.
2- correspondence between New Zealand senior officers and Baron Ballantrae (Brigadier Sir Bernard Fergusson, former Governor General of NZ), from 1978 to 1980.
3- any records relating to the medal collecting activities in New Zealand of Major Rex Clark (1935-1978) of the Australian Army.
Thank you in advance for searching your records.
26 February 2019
Ministry of Defence
Kia ora Kay,
Thank you for your Official Information Act request. Please find attached a copy of our response to your Official Information Act request, which we have transferred the request to New Zealand Police.
From: WRIGHT-MCCARTHY, Hannah
I refer to your request transferred to New Zealand Police on 14 March 2019 as below.
Your request is being actioned pursuant to the Official Information Act 1982.
Ministerial Services Advisor
Police National Headquarters
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