Responses to Official Information Act Requests

We now publish responses to Official Information Act (OIA) requests to make more information readily available to the public.

Selected OIA responses are published where they release substantive information and are of public interest. Please note, the personal details of requesters have been removed. 

Other information releases

The release of OIAs complements the other information proactively released by the Ministry including information that is of significant interest to the public, Briefings to Incoming Ministers and Budget documents. This information can be found at information releases.

If you require any additional information or would like to lodge a request for official information please email

OIA Responses

Documents are listed in release date order with the most recently released responses at the top.

Response dateDetails of the requestDownload/View
15 June 2017 Student attendance data OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
14 June 2017 WannaCry Ransomware OIA response [PDF, 3.7 MB]
7 June 2017 ORS funding (Auckland) OIA response [PDF, 100 KB]Attachment [PDF, 114 KB]
30 May 2017 Long Term Investment Plan OIA response [PDF, 2.1 MB] Attachment [PDF, 6.2 MB]
26 May 2017 ORS funding OIA response [PDF, 1.4 MB] Attachment 1 [PDF, 787 KB] Attachment 2 [PDF, 645 KB]
26 May 2017 KPMG Christchurch Schools report OIA response [PDF, 11 MB] Attachment [PDF, 5 MB]
22 May 2017 Stand-downs and suspensions (regional information) OIA response [PDF, 1.6 MB]
22 May 2017 Salisbury School information OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
22 May 2017 Possible changes to the decile system OIA response [PDF, 1.5 MB] Attachment [PDF, 2.7 MB]
10 May 2017 Ministry communication staff OIA response [PDF, 2.5 MB] 
28 April 2017 Communications about the 'Sweeny Todd' incident OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
27 April 2017 Auckland roll growth information OIA response [PDF, 995 KB] Attachment [PDF, 7.5 MB]
13 April 2017 Staff secondment information  OIA response  [PDF, 2.4 MB]
12 April 2017 Ultra fast broadband roll-out OIA response [PDF, 1.2 MB]
12 April 2017 Reports about the National Transportable Programme OIA response [PDF, 5.6 MB] 
4 April 2017 School donations data (2000-2015) OIA response  [PDF, 1.5 MB]Attachment [PDF, 9.6 MB]
22 March 2017 School operating deficits (Otago / Southland) OIA response  [PDF, 9.8 MB]
20 March 2017 Documents regarding the School Transport Operational Efficiencies initiative  OIA response [PDF, 2.6 MB] Attachment  [PDF, 7.4 MB]
16 March 2017 Second Annual Report at Rangiora High School OIA response [PDF, 701 KB] Attachment  [PDF, 19 MB]
15 March 2017 Decile rating information  OIA response  [PDF, 1.4 MB]Attachment [PDF, 774 KB]
8 March 2017 Details on Ministry investigations into fraud in schools  OIA response [PDF, 3.3 MB] 
28 February 2017 Details on vehicles owned by the Ministry OIA response  [PDF, 2.6 MB]
27 February 2017 Information about fax machines operated by the Ministry OIA response [PDF, 1.4 MB]
22 February 2017 Information about the latest PISA results OIA respponse [PDF, 1.8 MB] Attachment [PDF, 4.8 MB]
22 February 2017 Information about Rangiora High School  OIA response  [PDF, 4.2 MB] Attachment [PDF, 3.8 MB]
13 February 2017 Teach First NZ documents OIA response [PDF, 3.4 MB]
3 February 2017 New Building Standard - Wellington Schools OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
30 January 2017 Information about Professional Learning and Development panels OIA response [PDF, 2.2 MB] 
26 January 2017 Professional Learning and Development accreditation OIA response [PDF, 1.7 MB]

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