80 The Terrace
PO Box 2133
Phone +64 4 496 3600
1 May 2019
By email: [FYI request #9952 email]
– Pigeon Valley Fire
I refer to your official information request dated 29 March 2019 regarding Pigeon Valley Fire.
The Official Information Act 1982 (OIA
) requires that we advise you of our decision on your
request no later than 20 working days after the day we received your request. Unfortunately, it
will not be possible to meet that time limit and we are therefore writing to notify you of an
extension of the time to make our decision, to 15 May 2019.
The reason for the extension is that consultations necessary to make a decision on your request
are such that a proper response to your request cannot reasonably be made within the original
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of this decision.
Information about how to make a complaint is available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz
freephone 0800 802 602.
Senior Advisor, Office of the Chief Executive