Cost of upcoming royal visit

Alex Harris made this Official Information request to Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The request was refused by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

From: Alex Harris

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

This year is the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. As part of the celebrations, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting in November. I would like to request the following information under the Official Information Act 1982:

* how much has been budgeted, across all departments, for the above-mentioned royal visit? I would like a breakdown by department, as well as a total.

I would prefer to receive an electronic response. Queries about this request will be automatically forwarded to me by the website.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Harris

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From: Jody Watson
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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Good afternoon Alex,

Please find attached the electronic copy of the transfer letter which relates to your Official Information Act Request regarding the budget for the forthcoming Royal's visit to New Zealand.

If you wish to receive the hard copy of the letter, please provide us with a postal address and we will mail this to you also.

Kind Regards

Jody Watson
Senior Support Coordinator
Policy Advisory Group
Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet
Executive Wing
Parliament Buildings

DDI: 817 9562
Email: [email address]

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From: Anne Scanlan (MIN)

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Dear Mr Harris


Please find attached a response to your recent request under the Official
Information Act.


Yours sincerely



Anne Scanlan

Business Advisor

Ministerial and Secretariat Services

The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua

Direct Dial: +64 4 470 2933

Bowen House

PO Box 805, Wellington 6140



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Luke C left an annotation ()

I would what the "harm" they had in mind, as quoted in their response.

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