Responses to Official Information Act requests

The Ministry makes Official Information Act (OIA) responses available where the information is considered to be of public interest, and where there is no risk to the privacy of individuals. The names and contact details of requestors are removed before publication.

To find out more about making an OIA request, visit OIA requests, where you can make a request via the online tool. Alternatively you can email the OIA Services team.

Documents are usually available in Adobe PDF format only.

2022 requests View by year:
Publication date Response date Details of the request Download
29 June 2022 21 June 2022 Information on cannabidiol & tetrahydrocannabinol products H202206795 response (pdf, 761 KB)
27 June 2022 24 May 2022 Information about the public-private split of the medical workforce H202205458 response (pdf, 983 KB)
27 June 2022 02 May 2022 Information about cancer treatment in 2021 H202205312 response (pdf, 816 KB)
27 June 2022 29 April 2022 Information about disinterments H202204873 Response (pdf, 137 KB)
27 June 2022 29 April 2022 Information about influenza and whooping cough vaccines H202204804 Response (pdf, 2.3 MB)
27 June 2022 29 April 2022 Information about the Mental Health Act and electroconvulsive therapy H202204537 Response (pdf, 170 KB)
27 June 2022 29 April 2022 Information about the virtual diabetes register H202204836 Response (pdf, 940 KB)
27 June 2022 28 April 2022 Information about the NZ Prostitutes Collective H202204651 (pdf, 10.6 MB)
27 June 2022 27 April 2022 Information relating to COVID-19 vaccination administration H202202868 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
27 June 2022 27 April 2022 Information relating to COVID-19 vaccine H202203286 response (pdf, 2.9 MB)
27 June 2022 26 April 2022 Information on COVID-19 reporting H202203831 response (pdf, 2.7 MB)
27 June 2022 26 April 2022 Information relating to Mental Health and Addiction Services H202203398 response (pdf, 149 KB)
27 June 2022 22 April 2022 Information about complaints about health practitioners H202204831 Response (pdf, 1 MB)
27 June 2022 21 April 2022 Information about Ministry employees transferring to Taumata Arowai H202205158 response (pdf, 166 KB)
27 June 2022 21 April 2022 Information regarding significant service disruption exemptions H202203314 response (pdf, 2.3 MB)
27 June 2022 20 April 2022 Information about mental health reforms H202204538 Response (pdf, 202 KB)
27 June 2022 20 April 2022 Information regarding managed isolation and quarantine H202204234 response (pdf, 233 KB)
27 June 2022 19 April 2022 Data on people born 2000-2003 and fully vaccinated before 1 February 2022 H202204218 response (pdf, 173 KB)
27 June 2022 19 April 2022 Information about COVID-19 vaccines H202204257 Response (pdf, 2.8 MB)
27 June 2022 19 April 2022 Information about Ministry hiring practices H202204839 Response (pdf, 1.3 MB)
27 June 2022 12 April 2022 Information on Elective Services Patient Flow Indicators H202204246 response (pdf, 532 KB)
H202204246 data (xlsx, 133 KB)
27 June 2022 12 April 2022 Information regarding modelling of COVID-19 community cases H202203429 response (pdf, 3.2 MB)
27 June 2022 07 April 2022 Information about cardiac related deaths H202203786 response (pdf, 181 KB)
27 June 2022 05 April 2022 Information on publicly funded hospital discharges of acute myocarditis H202203732 response (pdf, 1.4 MB)
27 June 2022 05 April 2022 Information regarding access to mental health care H202203311 response (pdf, 824 KB)
27 June 2022 05 April 2022 Information related to equal opportunities recruitment H202203865 response (pdf, 239 KB)
27 June 2022 01 April 2022 Information on publicly funded hysterectomy procedures H202202845 response (pdf, 788 KB)
27 June 2022 31 March 2022 Information on expiration of rapid antigen tests H202203450 response (pdf, 264 KB)
27 June 2022 31 March 2022 Information related to reporting COVID-19 deaths H202203652 response (pdf, 162 KB)
27 June 2022 31 March 2022 Information relating to abortion statistics H202203990 response (pdf, 211 KB)
H202204223 response (pdf, 233 KB)
27 June 2022 30 March 2022 Information regarding gender affirming care H202204014 response (pdf, 209 KB)
27 June 2022 30 March 2022 Information regarding New Zealand’s abortion counselling standard H202203869 response (pdf, 273 KB)
27 June 2022 30 March 2022 Information regarding PGY1 graduates H202203317 response (pdf, 1.5 MB)
27 June 2022 29 March 2022 Information about safety data and 5G H202203394 response (pdf, 121 KB)
27 June 2022 29 March 2022 Information related to the Composition of the National Reserve Supply H202203391 response (pdf, 3.4 MB)
27 June 2022 28 March 2022 Information relating to National Telehealth Service H202203310 response (pdf, 264 KB)
27 June 2022 25 March 2022 Data sheet for XTANDI (enzalutamide) H202204097 response (pdf, 1.3 MB)
27 June 2022 25 March 2022 Information regarding cervical screening H202203053 response (pdf, 135 KB)
27 June 2022 25 March 2022 Information regarding National Health Index numbers H202204067 response (pdf, 203 KB)
27 June 2022 24 March 2022 Information on mental health unit beds H202203048 response (pdf, 883 KB)
27 June 2022 23 March 2022 Information relating to ICU and ventilator capacity H202201685 response (pdf, 188 KB)
H202201685 data (xlsx, 66 KB)
27 June 2022 23 March 2022 Litmus report on the overview of services available for people with FASD and their families H202203528 response (pdf, 2.2 MB)
27 June 2022 22 March 2022 Information on COVID-19 cases and My Vaccine Pass H202201231 response (pdf, 234 KB)
27 June 2022 22 March 2022 Information on COVID-19 vaccine and ME/CFS H202203020 response (pdf, 6 MB)
27 June 2022 22 March 2022 Information regarding NASC and Enable NZ H202203448 response (pdf, 3.1 MB)
27 June 2022 22 March 2022 Information relating to the Maritime Border Order H202201462 response (pdf, 935 KB)
27 June 2022 21 March 2022 Information relating to PCR testing and COVID-19 vaccine H202202861 response (pdf, 380 KB)
27 June 2022 18 March 2022 Information regarding oxygen supply H202201615 response (pdf, 238 KB)
27 June 2022 18 March 2022 Information relating to adverse events of special interest H202203386 response (pdf, 145 KB)
27 June 2022 17 March 2022 Information regarding PCR swabs H202201617 response (pdf, 194 KB)
27 June 2022 15 March 2022 Information about deaths in the last three years H202202828 Response (pdf, 208 KB)
27 June 2022 15 March 2022 Information regarding clients transitioned to new service providers H202203342 response (pdf, 223 KB)
27 June 2022 09 March 2022 Information on publicly funded hospital discharges 2000-2021, ICD code T40.0-T40.3 H202201568 response (pdf, 160 KB)
27 June 2022 08 March 2022 Information on media guidelines and policies H202201077 response (pdf, 230 KB)
27 June 2022 08 March 2022 Information on vaccine safety report, myocarditis and pericarditis H202201155 response (pdf, 2.7 MB)
27 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information on publicly funded hospital discharges, 2011/12-2020/21 ICD-10 code T50.9 H202201215 response (pdf, 2 MB)
27 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information regarding contact tracing process H202201111 response (pdf, 208 KB)
27 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information regarding lisdexamfetamine dimesilate H202200845 response (pdf, 377 KB)
27 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information relating to COVID-19 vaccine H202201556 response (pdf, 235 KB)
27 June 2022 02 March 2022 Information on health outcomes for Māori compared to non-Māori H202201289 response (pdf, 293 KB)
27 June 2022 02 March 2022 Information relating to contact tracers H202201285 response (pdf, 181 KB)
27 June 2022 01 March 2022 Information about Ministry of Health employees H202201154 Response (pdf, 2.5 MB)
27 June 2022 24 February 2022 Information relating to assisted dying and palliative care H202201150 response (pdf, 298 KB)
27 June 2022 17 February 2022 Information regarding End of Life Choice Act workforce survey 2021 H202201152 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
27 June 2022 16 February 2022 Information about carbon neutrality goals H202200785 (pdf, 207 KB)
27 June 2022 16 February 2022 Information regarding location alerts for the Soundsplash Festival H202201148 response (pdf, 208 KB)
22 June 2022 29 April 2022 Information on COVID-19 vaccine funding H202200757 response (pdf, 1.6 MB)
22 June 2022 05 April 2022 Information regarding the COVID-19 tracer application H202200117 response (pdf, 898 KB)
22 June 2022 22 March 2022 Memos related to point-of-care tests H202200700 response (pdf, 2.6 MB)
22 June 2022 17 March 2022 Information on vaccination status requests H202200754 response (pdf, 3.8 MB)
22 June 2022 17 March 2022 Information relating to Te Puia Springs Hospital H202200191 response (pdf, 1.8 MB)
22 June 2022 15 March 2022 Information on face masks, legal costs and CIC Care Management Pathways H202200696 response (pdf, 1.8 MB)
22 June 2022 14 March 2022 Information on COVID-19 vaccinator workforce H202200584 response (pdf, 1.3 MB)
22 June 2022 11 March 2022 Memo Omicron Update: Case and close management and public defintitions H202200590 response (pdf, 5.8 MB)
22 June 2022 08 March 2022 Information relating to alternative COVID-19 vaccines H202200477 response (pdf, 2.4 MB)
22 June 2022 08 March 2022 Information relating to privacy of COVID Immunisation Register H202200389 response (pdf, 2.7 MB)
22 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information on Health Service User data H202200823 response (pdf, 2.1 MB)
22 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information on vaccination rates and cardiovascular hospital discharges H202200108 response (pdf, 2.9 MB)
22 June 2022 07 March 2022 Information relating to vaccine campaign H202200227 response (pdf, 23.4 MB)
22 June 2022 24 February 2022 Data on mental health and addiction services in the last 5 years H202200575 response (pdf, 291 KB)
H202200575 - Document 1 (xlsx, 2 MB)
H202200575 - Document 2 (xlsx, 78 KB)
H202200575 - Document 3 (xlsx, 81 KB)
H202200575 - Document 4 (xlsx, 225 KB)
H202200575 - Document 5 (xlsx, 67 KB)
H202200575 - Document 6 (xlsx, 49 KB)
H202200575 - Document 7 (xlsx, 48 KB)
22 June 2022 23 February 2022 Information on COVID-19 cases in MIQF H202200759 response (pdf, 196 KB)
22 June 2022 23 February 2022 Information on Medsafe’s approval process of the COVID-19 vaccine H202200582 response (pdf, 191 KB)
22 June 2022 23 February 2022 Information on the approved labels for Truvada H202200581 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
22 June 2022 22 February 2022 Information on cancer screenings and surgeries H202200751 response (pdf, 191 KB)
22 June 2022 22 February 2022 Statistics on heart issues in children & hospital visits H202200506 response (pdf, 223 KB)
22 June 2022 21 February 2022 People accessing mental health residential services or AOD residential services - June 2021 H202200719 response (pdf, 183 KB)
22 June 2022 18 February 2022 Hospital discharges of children with a diagnosis of respiratory illness in Northland DHB area H202200643 response (pdf, 962 KB)
22 June 2022 17 February 2022 Information regarding health service users H202117923 response (pdf, 249 KB)
22 June 2022 16 February 2022 Information on National Reference Price list from 2012/13 -2021/22 H202200159 response (pdf, 966 KB)
22 June 2022 16 February 2022 Information regarding endometriosis diagnosis H202200495 response (pdf, 216 KB)
22 June 2022 16 February 2022 Information relating to multiple sclerosis funding applications H202200714 response (pdf, 174 KB)
22 June 2022 15 February 2022 Information relating to COVID-19 travel exemptions H202200020 response (pdf, 3.4 MB)
22 June 2022 15 February 2022 Information relating to face masks H202200466 response (pdf, 176 KB)
22 June 2022 15 February 2022 Wait time for DHB Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug services July 2020-June 2021 H202200109 response (pdf, 363 KB)
22 June 2022 14 February 2022 Information regarding RAT recording system H202200045 response (pdf, 232 KB)
22 June 2022 14 February 2022 Information relating to the New Zealand COVID-19 Tracer App H202200350 response (pdf, 206 KB)
22 June 2022 10 February 2022 2020 COVID-19 Health and Disability Sector Resurgence Planning Tool H202200014 response (pdf, 2.3 MB)
22 June 2022 10 February 2022 Information regarding approved hearing aids in NZ H202200359 response (pdf, 2.9 MB)
22 June 2022 10 February 2022 Information regarding senior citizens access to GP services H202200112 response (pdf, 225 KB)
22 June 2022 10 February 2022 Information related to hearing aid subsidy claims H202200238 response (pdf, 9.1 MB)
22 June 2022 09 February 2022 Information on National Service Top Slice Funding 2019-2021 H202117946 response (pdf, 774 KB)
22 June 2022 09 February 2022 Information regarding COVID-19 and the vaccine H202117954 response (pdf, 141 KB)
22 June 2022 04 February 2022 Information regarding elarm Border Trial Findings H202117964 response (pdf, 2 MB)
22 June 2022 01 February 2022 Information on COVID-19 Vaccine Pass Verifier app usage H202200388 response (pdf, 319 KB)
22 June 2022 26 January 2022 Information on COVID-19 and vaccination in 5 to 11 year olds H202200180 response (pdf, 217 KB)
H202200106 response (pdf, 1.4 MB)
H202200236 response (pdf, 188 KB)
22 June 2022 21 January 2022 Evaluation of the BNT162b2 Covid-19 vaccine in children 5 to 11 years old H202200100 response (pdf, 158 KB)
22 June 2022 21 January 2022 Information relating to point of care testing in NZ H202200037 response (pdf, 124 KB)
21 June 2022 21 March 2022 Information relating to COVID-19 vaccination H202117364 response (pdf, 3.2 MB)
21 June 2022 18 March 2022 Information on mask types H202200666 response (pdf, 205 KB)
21 June 2022 14 March 2022 Information on gender affirming surgery H202117552 response (pdf, 17.1 MB)
21 June 2022 01 March 2022 Information related to Rotorua MIQ H202115663 response (pdf, 185 KB)
21 June 2022 23 February 2022 Information on vaccination to people with long term conditions, including ME/CFS H202117273 response (pdf, 3.4 MB)
21 June 2022 15 February 2022 Information on COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy/breastfeeding H202117410 response (pdf, 2.2 MB)
21 June 2022 11 February 2022 Information on performance of the National Telehealth Service and call volume data H202116277 response (pdf, 2.5 MB)
21 June 2022 10 February 2022 Information regarding the Iwi Māori Partnership Boards H202117514 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
21 June 2022 08 February 2022 Information on heart disease in New Zealand H202115658 response (pdf, 1.3 MB)
21 June 2022 08 February 2022 Information regarding the Hospital Response Framework H202117544 response (pdf, 1.9 MB)
21 June 2022 04 February 2022 Information related to COVID-19 PCR testing H202200120 response (pdf, 187 KB)
21 June 2022 02 February 2022 2021 hospital discharge data relating to heart conditions & strokes H202117852 response (pdf, 764 KB)
21 June 2022 01 February 2022 Information on the domain names for My COVID Record & Book My Vaccine H202117770 response (pdf, 2.4 MB)
21 June 2022 01 February 2022 Information relating to COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates H202117815 response (pdf, 4.1 MB)
H202117897 response (pdf, 3.9 MB)
H202117900 response (pdf, 2.9 MB)
H202200004 response (pdf, 194 KB)
H202200791 response (pdf, 302 KB)
H202201559 response (pdf, 229 KB)
H202203383 response (pdf, 5 MB)
H202203850 response (pdf, 4.2 MB)
21 June 2022 31 January 2022 Deaths in Auckland region between 1988 and 2019 & COVID-19 vaccination status of Auckland Metro H202115477 response (pdf, 1.4 MB)
21 June 2022 31 January 2022 Information on Temporary Medical Exemptions H202116877 response (pdf, 2.2 MB)
H202117368 response (pdf, 2.5 MB)
H202117901 response (pdf, 213 KB)
H202200057 response (pdf, 300 KB)
H202200073 response (pdf, 250 KB)
H202200127 response (pdf, 1.6 MB)
H202201088 response (pdf, 289 KB)
H202201652 response (pdf, 1.8 MB)
H202201657 response (pdf, 2.4 MB)
H202203568 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
21 June 2022 28 January 2022 Information on Alcohol and drug treatment expenditure for 2021 H202117056 response (pdf, 5.7 MB)
21 June 2022 27 January 2022 Memo: Proposed stage step-down to Alert Level 3 in Auckland Region H202117003 response (pdf, 3.1 MB)
21 June 2022 26 January 2022 Information on applications regarding COVID-19 vaccine status H202117010 response (pdf, 1.6 MB)
21 June 2022 26 January 2022 Information on COVID-19 workforce funding by District Health Board H202115879 response (pdf, 942 KB)
21 June 2022 26 January 2022 Information regarding Remdesivir H202116756 response (pdf, 251 KB)
21 June 2022 25 January 2022 Information on My COVID Record H202116571 response (pdf, 2.7 MB)
21 June 2022 20 January 2022 Information relating to Auckland DHB HDSS Act certification H202117393 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
21 June 2022 20 January 2022 Memo COVID-19 Response: Updated strategy for moving to minimisation & protection H202117382 response (pdf, 3.9 MB)
21 June 2022 19 January 2022 CV-Tag advice on vaccinating 12 to 15 year olds H202115654 response (pdf, 1.9 MB)
H202116357 response (pdf, 1.7 MB)
21 June 2022 19 January 2022 Information on pressure injuries January 2014 to January 2022 H202117769 response (pdf, 164 KB)
21 June 2022 19 January 2022 Information on the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 H202117902 response (pdf, 188 KB)
21 June 2022 19 January 2022 International advice on New Zealand's COVID-19 Response H202117009 response (pdf, 203 KB)
21 June 2022 18 January 2022 Information relating to statistics on OIA complaints H202117385 response (pdf, 264 KB)
21 June 2022 17 January 2022 Information regarding the Contact Lens Subsidy H202115677 response (pdf, 513 KB)
21 June 2022 14 January 2022 Information relating to vaccine certificate data H202117055 response (pdf, 229 KB)
21 June 2022 12 January 2022 Information on Individualised Funding Agency contracts H202116943 response (pdf, 17.9 MB)
21 June 2022 12 January 2022 Information on Ministry's COVID-19 Policy teams H202116626 response (pdf, 228 KB)
20 June 2022 14 June 2022 Memos - MIQ & self-isolation measures for international arrivals and Reconnecting NZ H202203663 response (pdf, 1.9 MB)
15 June 2022 25 May 2022 Information regarding medicinal cannabis pack products and OIA responses H202205721 response (pdf, 17.5 MB)
20 April 2022 14 April 2022 Changes to managed isolation requirements H202117272 Response (pdf, 3.2 MB)
14 April 2022 14 April 2022 COVID-19 deaths, long COVID, COVID-19 vaccine and transmission H202203787 response (pdf, 2.3 MB)
13 April 2022 07 September 2021 Information regarding COVID-19 and the vaccine H202110260 response (pdf, 259 KB)
06 April 2022 05 April 2022 CV TAG memo on COVID-19 vaccine Temporary Medical Exemptions H202202872 response (pdf, 2.1 MB)
24 March 2022 14 March 2022 Information regarding the vaccination assessment tool H202201064 Response (pdf, 388 KB)
02 March 2022 09 December 2020 Information regarding ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine H202008418 response (9 December 2020) (pdf, 1.4 MB)
H202107632 response (16 July 2021) (pdf, 205 KB)
H202110964 response (21 September 2021) (pdf, 384 KB)
H202112498 response (14 October 2021) (pdf, 1.4 MB)
H202113089 response (26 October 2021) (pdf, 321 KB)
01 March 2022 15 December 2021 Sports supplements notified to Medsafe H202116752 response (pdf, 164 KB)
25 February 2022 24 February 2022 Minutes of the 113th meeting of the MAAC H202117877 response (pdf, 7.1 MB)
23 February 2022 19 January 2022 CV TAG advice regarding myocarditis H202116974 response (pdf, 3.9 MB)
03 February 2022 03 February 2022 Pfizer agreement, COVID-19 cases, deaths and vaccinations H202117875 response (pdf, 381 KB)
26 January 2022 26 January 2022 Vaccine pass name changes and corrections H202117326 response (pdf, 2 MB)
26 January 2022 12 January 2022 Batch numbers of Pfizer & AstraZeneca vaccines distributed in NZ H202115506, H202114851, H202116404 response (pdf, 2.3 MB)
20 January 2022 20 January 2022 COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Pregnancy Statistics H202200138 response (pdf, 274 KB)
13 January 2022 21 December 2021 Vaccine tracker surveys, exemption reviews & the Delta outbreak H202114706 response (pdf, 537 KB)
H202114706 Appendix 1 documents part 1 (pdf, 28.2 MB)
H202114706 Appendix 1 documents part 2 (pdf, 30.2 MB)
H202114706 Appendix 2 and 3 documents (pdf, 11.4 MB)
12 January 2022 11 January 2022 Information on Pfizer Cumulative Analysis Report of PF-07302048 H202117570 (11 January 2022) (pdf, 205 KB)
H202117828 (8 February 2022) (pdf, 326 KB)
H202200644 (14 February 2022) (pdf, 240 KB)
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