Tag Archives: OIA

“Call us”, Yeah right

Every few weeks I try contacting IRD to deal with an estate. Every few weeks I give up. On their website “This can take 10 weeks.”…  I have been trying for 6  months. Time for an OIA request on responsiveness … Continue reading

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Census project failure – where was the oversight function?

I made some brief comments regarding the census failure a few months ago. I was quite interested to read the Report of the Independent Review of New Zealand’s 2018 Census At the State Services Commission (many years ago), I was … Continue reading

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Another OIA request declined this time the Real Estate Institute

I was hoping to use the real estate agents register in the classroom as an authentic database… sadly not. Read the full text here. Pretty useless having a public register that is not public in the fullest sense of the … Continue reading

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OIA request on NZQA – Part 2

See below… Erh… Did NZQA actually read my OIA request? Perhaps it was unclear in which case they could have sought clarification. Perhaps I should ask an entire class individually to send an OIA request in for their marking schedules? … Continue reading

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Failed OIA request for data from NZTA also declined by Ombudsman

I requested a database (or extract from) the Land Transport Agency. It was declined. I laid a complaint with the Ombudsman. It was not supported. The provisional decision can be found at Bruce – 410840 Hmmm so if 100 students send 3 emails … Continue reading

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NZTA data like pulling teeth

I made a request for data from NZTA for some data related to vehicles – no private data . (My Senior DT class is following this chain of correspondence.) NZTA responce After reviewing your request, it has been determined to be too … Continue reading

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