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Official Information Act

Not getting responses to your e-mails to people in government ?

FYI: Streamlining Official Information Act Requesthttp://fyi.org.nz/  set up by Open New Zealand


Official information laws cover almost all official information and almost all government agencies, including state-owned enterprises and local government. Local government is covered by the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act, but this is largely identical to the OIA.

Watch this short educational video so you know where you stand.

How to use the Official Information Act


How to use the Official Inforrmation Act: Media Law Journal
How to make an official information request: The Office of the Ombudsmen