LGOIMA requests archive

Last updated: 12 May, 2022 10:25am

Most of our responses to requests for information made under the LGOIMA legislation from 1 July 2021 are available on this page.

Some information may be refused, redacted, or deleted.

Reasons for exclusion or refusal are detailed in the “Information Deleted or Removed” section.

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Deletions have been made from the published requested documents in line with withholding grounds under the Local Government Official Information and Meeting Act 1987, as follows:

  • Section 7(2)(a) to protect the privacy of natural persons
  • Section 7(2)(b)(ii) to protect the commercial position of supplier of the information
  • Section 7(2)(c)(i) to protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence where making the information available would likely prejudice the supply of similar information
  • Section 7(2)(c)(ii) to protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence where making the information available would likely damage the public interest
  • Section 7(2)(f)(i) to maintain the effect conduct of public affairs through the free and frank expression of opinion
  • Section 7(2)(g) to maintain legal profession privilege
  • Section 7(2)(h) to enable any local authority holding the information to carry out, without prejudice or disadvantage commercial activities
  • Section 7(2)(i) to enable any local authority holding the information to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations)
  • Section 7(2)(j) to prevent the disclosure or use of official information for improper gain or improper advantage.

In preparing information releases, we have considered the public interest considerations in section 7(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meeting Act.

LGOIMA requests and responses

Air quality
Request date Description File
9 August 2021
  1. A copy/list of the criteria or methods used by Carterton District Council to determine whether wood smoke from a domestic chimney is a nuisance.
  2. How many abatement notices have been issued to owners of domestic fireplaces/woodburners in the past 5 years (since August 2016).
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Animal shelter [Dog pound]
Response date Request description File
23 July 2021 Digital copies of:

  1. the tender documents for the proposed dog pound.
  2. the consultant’s report that was used to identify where the proposed pound should go.
  3. the costs to employ the consultant.
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Arts, Culture, and Heritage Advisory Group
Response date Description File
1 October 2021 Information on the Arts, Culture, and Heritage Advisory Group. Download/View 
Artwork
Request date Description File
27 October 2021
  1. the total number of artworks owned;
  2. the total value of artworks owned
  3. the number of those artworks:
    • a. on public display (public does not include council buildings, unless that building is
    • explicitly a gallery or museum
    • displayed in council buildings (excluding galleries and museums)
    • in storage.
  4. A percentage breakdown of the origins of the collection, for example: 30% commissioned
    20% purchased 50% gifted.
  5. the value and description of the most valuable item.

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Burials and cremations
Response date Request description File
22 September 2021 Burials and cremations in the Carterton District. Download/View 
CCTV [Closed circuit television]
Response Date Request description File
8 February 2022 A request for a information regarding council-owned CCTV in Carterton District. Download/View
14 December 2021 A request for a information regarding council-owned CCTV in Carterton District. Download/View
Correspondence
Response Date Request description File
19 August 2021 A request for a list of 18 email recipients in an email mentioned in a Wairarapa Times-Age story. Download/View 
District Plan
Response date Request description File
13 September 2021 District plan breaches Download 

 

Dog control
Response date Description File
20 September 2021 Information on dog control in the District in 2021. Download/View 
30 November 2021 Prevention of dog bites and other dog-related injuries Download/View 

 

Fossil fuels
Response date Request Description File
2 November 2021 List of building and facilities that burn/heated by fossil fuels and outline of plans to transition off fossil fuels. Download/View 
Health
Response date Request description File
19 August 2021 Community support allocation and health and health behaviours. Download/View 
Infringement notices
Response date Request description File
22 September 2021 Unpaid infringment notice fees Download/View 
Millenium Park
Response date Request description File
16 March 2022 A request for information on Millenium Park and 26 High Street North, Carterton. Download/View 
Nitrates
Response date Description File
20 September 2021 Nitrate contamination in drinking water. Download/View 

 

Noise complaints
Response date Description File
10 December 2021 Numbers of complaints received per year and how many get resolved. Download/View 

 

Population
Response date Request description File
19 August 2021 Population data for Carterton District. Download/View 
Policies
Response date Request description File
7 September 2021 Council human resources policy. Download/View 

 

Procurement
Request date Response date Request description File
9 August 2021 19 August 2021 Payments by Council to external suppliers. Download/View 
Rates
Response date Request description File
4 August 2021 General rates and targeted rates Download/View 

 

Resource Management Act
Response date Request description File
1 October 2021 Resource Management Act delegation Download/View 

 

Property
Response date Description File
 12 July 2021 A request seeking a property price in the District. Download 

 

Three Waters Reform
Response date Request description File
25 January 2022 Any internal communications regarding pausing, delaying or terminating work on new or
existing water infrastructure projects due to the Three Waters Reform Programme since January
2021
2022 04 LGOIMA Response Redacted
20 October 2021 Council decisions on Three Waters Reform Download/View 

 

Vegetation clearance
Response date Description File
17 August 2021 Cases of illegal vegetation clearance dealt with by Council between 2016 and 2021. Download/View 

 

Wairarapa Five Towns Trail
Response date Request Description File
29 July 2021
  1. an electronic copy of the Five Towns Trails Master Plan.
  2. a statement of now much Council paid towards the cost of commissioning TRC Consultants to prepare the Master Plan.
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Wairarapa Water Ltd
Response date Description File
27 July 2021 Communications between Wairarapa Water Ltd and Carterton District Council staff and elected representatives Download/View 

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant
Response date Request description File
2 November 2021 Financial Impact and Risk reports to the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Governance Group. Download/View 
Water meters
Response date Request description File
13 September 2021  Information on water meters and water usage. Download/View 
Water testing
Response date Request description File
10 November 2021  Water testing data prior to 2017 Download/View 
Workshops
Request date Description File
2 November 2021

1) A list of all council workshops/forums/briefings held since the start of the triennium (2019) until now (September 14) in the below format:

– Date
– A list of all topics discussed
– Was it public-excluded?

2) I would also like the above information for the previous triennium in the same format.
3) I would also like a comment from your council chief executive and mayor to explain the workshop process to ratepayers and residents who may feel they want more robust discussions in the public forum on council decisions.
4) Can you comment on the difference between the number and contents of workshops this triennium [so far] versus the previous triennium?

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