Official Information Act requests

We proactively publish our response to requests under the OIA to ensure everyone has access to our information.

On this page you'll find our completed responses to Official Information Act requests. Our website also has more information about how to make an OIA request, and how we'll respond.

OIA requests and responses - 2022


12 August 2022:
Response to request about farm footprints and greenhouse gases
Download response 2022-011 (294KB).

22 July 2022: Response to request about Emissions Trading Scheme and He Waka Eke Noa
Download response 2022-005 (259.KB). 
Document pack 1 (203KB) 
Document pack 2 (4MB).
Document pack 3 (2MB)

20 June 2022: Response to request about climate change alarmism
Download response 2022-009 (283KB)

19 July 2022: Response to request about information relating to salary for legal staff
Download response 2022-010 (297KB)

20 May 2022: Response to request about climate change and mass famine
Download response 2022-008 (279KB)

13 May 2022: Response to request about Emissions Trading Scheme and He Waka Eke Noa
Download response 2022-005 (262KB)

30 March 2022: Response to request about meeting minutes
Download response 2022-004 (PDF 373KB)

7 March 2022: Response to request about information on Ināia tonu nei recommendations
Download response 2022-001(304KB)

11 February 2022: Response to request about carbon border adjustments
Download response 2022-003 (PDF 211KB)

11 February 2022: Response to request for information about Emissions Trading Scheme
Download response 2022-002 (PDF 207KB)

OIA requests and responses - 2021

21 December 2021: Response to request for information on matters the Commission must consider 
Download response (PDF 262 KB)

14 December 2021: Response to request about synthetic nitrogen fertiliser on dairy farms
Download response (PDF 304 KB)

5 November 2021: Response to request about submissions on the Commission's Draft Advice
Download response (PDF 375 KB)

2 November 2021: Response to request related to geoengineering 
Download response (PDF 5.1 MB)

28 October 2021: Response to request on meeting minutes with Minister for Climate Change
Download response (PDF 232 KB)

28 October 2021: Response to request on coal industry, Pasifika staff, and Commissioners credentials
Download response (PDF 316 KB)

28 October 2021: Response to request on Commissioners and coal investments/interests
Download response (PDF 213 KB)

19 October 2021: Response to request for submissions excluded from proactive release
Download response (PDF 430 KB)

18 October 2021: Response to request for various templates
Download response (PDF 405 KB)

14 October 2021:  Response to request for information on the panel that selects the Commission's board members
Download response (PDF 209 KB)

14 October 2021: Response to request for the name of an OIA requestor 
Download response (PDF 168 KB)

24 September 2021: Response to request for OIA statistics 
Download response (PDF 232 KB)

24 September 2021: Response to Trevor Daya-Winterbottom, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Waikato regarding his submission on the Commission’s Draft Advice to Government
Download response (PDF 175 KB)
Download Trevor Daya-Winterbottom's submission (PDF 814 KB)

3 September 2021: Response to request for information on advice the Commission has provided to the Government
Download response (PDF 293 KB)

2 September 2021: Response to request for information related to stakeholder submissions 
Download response - tranche one (PDF 384 KB)
Documents 1a (PDF 5.5 MB)
Documents 1b (PDF 2.5 MB)
Download response - tranche two (PDF 360 KB)
Documents (PDF 8.4 MB)

1 September 2021: Response to request for information on the preparation of and analysis involved in the Commission’s Draft Advice to Government
Download response - tranche one (PDF 283 KB)
Documents (PDF 6.7 MB)
Download response - tranche two (PDF 645 KB)
Documents 1a (PDF 7.2 MB)
Documents 1b (PDF 5.5 MB)
Documents 2 (PDF 3.9 MB)
Documents 3 (PDF 4.3 MB)
Documents 4 (PDF 2.6 MB)
Documents 5a (PDF 6.4 MB)
Documents 5b (PDF 8 MB)

1 September 2021: Response to request for documents sent to Motu on Maori-related topics
Download response (PDF 1.4 MB)

27 August 2021: Response to request for communications with Whetu relating to Te Ao Māori
Download response (PDF 6 MB)

25 August 2021: Response to request for communications with consultant relating to Te Ao Māori
Download response (PDF 10 MB)

12 August 2021: Response to request for information on interests of Climate Change Commissioners 
Download response (PDF 333 KB)

Documents - part 1 (PDF 8.2 MB)

Documents - part 2 (PDF 5.4 MB)
Documents - part 3 (PDF 9 MB)
Documents - part 4 (PDF 8.2 MB)
Documents - part 5 (PDF 5.5 MB)

9 August 2021: Response to request for all advice received from MFAT and other sources on climate change policies
Download response (PDF 477 KB)

4 August 2021: Response to request for submissions withheld from public release
Download response (PDF 158 KB)

3 August 2021: Response to request for Communications with Allen and Clarke regarding modelling and electric vehicles
Download response (PDF 6.4 MB)

29 July 2021: Response to request for information on koha
Download response (PDF 825 KB)

29 July 2021: Response to request for submissions on the Commission's Draft Advice
Download response (PDF 284 KB)

29 July 2021: Response to request for information on documents received from Signature Consulting related to Te Ao Maori, the Treaty of Waitangi, Tikanga Maori, or other Maori-related topics
Download response (PDF 980 KB)

27 July 2021: Response to request for bills and statements from the contractor Liquid IT
Download response (PDF 181 KB)

Documents - part one (PDF 8.2 MB)
Documents - part two (PDF 8 MB)

23 July 2021: Response to request for information on bills and statements from consultants
Download response (PDF 7.6 MB)

9 July 2021: Response to request for information on summaries or reports on submissions provided to Commissioners
Download response (PDF 6.8 MB)

7 July 2021: Response to request for information on use of term fossil gas rather than natural gas
Download response (PDF 324 KB)

2 July 2021: Response to request for information regarding OIA request in email 
Download response (PDF 133 KB)

18 June 2021: Response to request for information on report on forecast wholesale electricity prices
Download response (PDF 377 KB)

18 June 2021: Response to request for information on submissions received on our draft advice
Download response (PDF 295 KB)

3 June 2021: Response to request for information on Commission flights between 7 May 2020 and 7 May 2021
Download response (PDF 2MB)

3 June 2021: Response to request for information on Commission flights between 6 May 2020 and 6 May 2021
Download response (PDF 1.2MB)

2 June 2021: Response to request for information on total emissions in budgets and in other's proposal
Download response (PDF 465KB)

2 June 2021: Response to request for information on the causes of climate change
Download response (PDF 449KB)

30 April 2021: Response to a request for submission question response statistics
Download response (PDF 1MB)

21 April 2021: Response to a request for copies of financial and economic modelling and correspondence with others asking for similar material
Download response (PDF 3.8MB)

21 April 2021: Response to a request for information on how the Commission upholds Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Download response (PDF 4.5MB)

14 April 2021: Response to a request for communications between the Commission and the Minister in relation methane, agriculture and terms of reference
Download response part 1 (PDF 2.2MB)
Download response part 2 (PDF 4MB)
Download response part 3 (PDF 4.5MB)
Download response part 4 (PDF 3.5MB)

24 March 2021: Response to request for information on marginal abatement costs of EVs
Download response (PDF 213kb)

23 March 2021: Response to request for information on climate science and Paris accord
Download response (PDF 485 KB)

23 March 2021: Response to request for communications plans, documents and stakeholder briefings on the draft advice
Download response (PDF 6.1 MB)

23 March 2021: Response to request for internal communications and advice relating to media an release planning 
Download response (PDF 2.50MB)

23 March 2021: Response to request for advice, documents or correspondence discussing media strategy 
Download response (PDF 2.72MB)

23 March 2021: Response to request for communications plans and documents on stakeholder briefings 
Download response (PDF 4.50MB)

23 March 2021: Response to request for information on journalists who received an embargoed copy of the Commission's advice 
Download response (PDF 340kb)

23 March 2021: Response to request for correspondence and advice about a commissioned report 
Download response part 1 (PDF 3.80MB)
Download response part 2 (PDF 3.96MB)
Download response part 3 (PDF 3.36MB)
Download response part 4 (PDF 3.65MB)
Download response part 5 (PDF 3.97MB)
Download response part 6 (PDF 2.06MB)

22 March 2021: Response to request for clarification of previously release financial transactions advice 
Download response (PDF 227kb)
 

15 March 2021: The Commission’s role in relation to He Waka Eke Noa  
Download response (PDF 939kb)

10 March 2021: Response to a request for letter that request extension to consultation and list of OIAs received
Download response (PDF 866KB)

10 March 2021: A list of models and other information on modelling  
Download response (PDF 1MB)

5 M
arch 2021:  Request for information on the Commission's modelling and draft advice around electricity
Download response (PDF 667kb)
Download attachment 2 - response to biomass question (XLS 132kb)

5 March 2021: copy of the ENZ model
Download response (PDF 248kb)

2 March 2021: Correspondence relating to research led by Dr Bradley Case about sequestration potential of native woody vegetation for Beef and Lamb New Zealand. 
Download response (PDF 651kb)

1 March 2021: Release of the Commission’s draft advice to media  
Download response (PDF 188kb)

18 February 2021: Terms of Reference for peer review of the science of the Commission’s pathways to 1.5 degrees  
Download response (PDF 3.7MB)

12 February 2021: Information on the Commission’s financial control systems  
Download response (PDF 654kb)

12 February 2021: Commission’s financial information for 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2020
Download response (PDF 396kb)
Download attachment - transaction list 1 Jan - 30 June 2020 (XLS 255kb)
Download attachment - transaction list 1 July - 31 December 2020 (XLS 296kb)
Download attachment - payroll transaction data (XLS 147kb)

29 January 2021: Information on policy options under which Government would allocate greenhouse gas emission permits to individual persons or households 
Download response (PDF 156kb)

 

OIA requests and responses - 2020

4 December 2020: Estimate cost of global warming as a percentage of GDP  
Download response (PDF 457kb)

5 October 2020: Palaeoclimatology or palaeontology expertise within the Commission  
Download response (PDF 486kb)