Official Information Requests 2016

Here are our responses since January 2016 to requests made under the Official Information Act 1982. Our intention in publishing these responses is to increase the availability of information to the public and promote balanced public debate.

Note: certain names have been redacted in order to protect their privacy.

Local Government Official Information and Meeting Act responses

Date received: 20 December 2016
Request for information regarding buildings at 54 Morey Street in relation to Building and Planning rules
Read the response here - please note that some names have been redacted to protect their privacy.

Date received: 6 December 2016
Request for information on Council’s underwrite of the Crankworx mountain bike event
Read the response here

Date received: 25 November 2016
Request for copies of all correspondence relating to the court action and settlement of Dr. Macpherson's petition to court
Read the response here

Date received: 23 November 2016
Request for information regarding of the legal and associated costs incurred by Rotorua Lakes Council as a direct result of the District Court petition lodged and subsequently withdrawn by Reynold Macpherson.
Read the response here

Link to subsequent (27 October 2017) response following a recommendation from the Ombudsman

Date received: 14 November 2016
Request for information regarding food premises grading
Read the response here

Date received: 11 November 2016
Request for information regarding Council approved project for development and maintenance of the airport
Read the response here

Date received: 9 November 2016
Request for information regarding registered dogs in Rotorua
Read the response here

Date received: 8 November 2016
Request for information regarding NRB survey commissioned by Rotorua Lakes Council
Read the response here

Date received: 27 October 2016
Request for information regarding food outlets in Rotorua
Read the response here

Date received: 20 October 2016
Request for information regarding the cost of informing the Mourea and Okanawa Bay communities of the decision to change the refuse and recycling day.
Read the response here

Date received: 12 October 2016
Request for information on Council policy on the use of drones in the city’s parks and reserves.
Read the response here

Date received: 10 October 2016
Request for copies of the safety audit and final plan for the City Focus.
Read the response here

Date received: 4 October 2016
Request for information regarding the catering cost for council meetings held from 2011 to 2015.
Read the response here

Date received: 23 September 2016
Request for information on why you were removed from commenting on Council's Facebook page.
Read the response here

Date received: 19 September 2016
Request for information on Council spend on the advertising for the last financial year.
Read the response here

Date received: 2 September 2016
Request for information on Council support to community organisations and information on Keep Rotorua Beautiful, the Children’s Art House, and the relocation of tenants from Community House.
Read the response here - please note that some names have been redacted to protect their privacy.

Date received: 4 August 2016
Request for information regarding Rotorua Lakes Council job vacancies
Read the response here - please note that some names have been redacted to protect their privacy.

Date received: 29 July 2016
Request for any written communication between council staff and any elected representative regarding the name change of City Focus
Read the response here

Date received: 8 July 2016
Request for information regarding Ratepayers' report
Read the response here

Date received: 6 July 2016
Request for information regarding staff and elected members remuneration
Read the response here

Date received: July 2016
Request for information regarding Lumbercube property files and zone change
Read the response here

  1. Lumbercube submission supporting the appeal

Date received: June 30 2016
Request for information regarding expenditure on Facebook and Linked advertisements 
Read the response here​​

Date received: June 30 2016
Request for information regarding noise issues around Lumbercube mill
Read the response here

Date received: 21 June 2016
Request for information regarding confidential items considered by Council or Committees
Read the response here

Date received: 18 June 2016
Request for information regarding Mayor's trip to Morocco in 2014
Read the response here

Date received: 14 June 2016
Request for information regarding grandstands in the Rotorua Lakes Council area
Read the response here

Date received: 14 June 2016
Request for information regarding Existing Use Certificate for Lumbercube
Read the response here

 

Date received: 13 June 2016
Request for information regarding Rotorua Lakes Council debt
Read the response here

Date received: 7 June 2016
Request for information regarding colony cage farming applications
Read the response here

Date received: 6 June 2016
Request for information regarding confidential items considered by Council or Committees
Read the response here

Date received: 4 June 2016
Request for information regarding new rubbish collection scheme
Read the response here

Date received: 2 June 2016
Request for information regarding Staff bonuses
Read the response here

Date received: 1 June 2016
Request for information regarding Council’s property portfolio
Read the response here

Date received: May 2016
Request for information regarding Lumbercube - various questions
Read the response here

Date received - 25 May 2016
Request for information regarding evidence of reimbursement bills paid by Rotorua Regional Airport Limited
Read the response here

Date received: 25 May 2016
Request for information regarding Lumbercube noise monitoring
Read response here

Date received: 24 May 2016
Request for information on the number of unknown or unmarked graves in council burial facilities
Read the response here

Date received: 16 May 2016

Requesting for Information on the spend for external consultants by Council Controlled Organisations
Read the response here

Date received: 16 May 2016
Request for record of instances of illegally dumped rubbish over the past 12 months
Read the response here

  • Record of illegal dumping reports - 1 January 2015 to 23 May 2016

Date received: 13 May 2016
Request for details of historic noise complaints against Tachikawa Mill
Read the response here

Date received: 10 May 2016
Request for record of councillor briefings and workshops held from October 2013 to 10 May 2016
Read the response here

Date received: 7 May 2016
Request for noise complaints in Rotorua from 1 September 2014 to current day
Read the response here

Date received: 5 May 2016
Request for quote prices received for promotion and marketing of the Tulip Festival
Read the response here
Ref: RDC-629432

Date received: 3 May 2016
Request for acoustic report prepared by Rotorua Lakes Council's noise consultant Malcolm Hunt
Read the response here

Date received: 28 April 2016
Request for additional information on the sale of four surplus council properties
Read the response here

Date received: 27 April 2016
Request for information regarding the sale of the building across from Autohaus
Read the response here - please note that some names have been redacted to protect their privacy.

Date received: 22 April 2016
Request for Lumbercube and zone change information
Read the response here and attachments below
Ref: RDC-627656

Date received: 18 April 2016     
Request for information on remedial work and council expenditure on Kennedy Bay, Otautu Bay.
Read council's response here and attachments below
Ref: RDC-626592

Date received: 15 April 2016
Request for information on graffiti removal costs for Rotorua Lakes Council
Read the response here

Date received: 22 March 2016
Requesting information on the council spend for external consultants over the past five years.
Read the response here and attachments below
Ref: RDC-626592

Date received: 21 March 2016
Request for information regarding unpaid rates.
Read the response here 
Ref: RDC-621564

Date received: 11 February 2016
Request for the number and budget for communications/public relations staff employed by Rotorua Lakes Council since 2006.
Read the response here 
Ref: RDC-617975

Date received: 11 February 2016
Request for amount spent on legal costs.
Read the response here 
Ref: RDC-615820 

 

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