If you would like to make a request, it should be as clear and specific as you can possibly make it, and you can either:
We may also ask you for more details to help clarify your request.
Before requesting official information from the SIA, we encourage you to check out the
information on our website and note the reports sent to the minister below. You may find the detail you need is already publicly available:
The OIA requires a decision on your request to be made within 20 working days of the SIA receiving your request. This timeframe may be extended if your request is for a large volume of information, or if the SIA needs to consult. You will be notified if an extension to the timeframe is made.
Requests can be refused or information withheld, but only if a good reason exists under the OIA for not providing the information. The SIA will inform you of the reason for the refusal or why it is withheld.
Contact us, we would like to work together to resolve your concerns.
You can make a complaint to the Office of the Ombudsman if you:
These concerns can relate to the withholding of information, extending the timeframe to respond to you, any charges for providing the information you have requested, delays in providing you with a decision or the information.
The Office of the Ombudsman(external link) can investigate and review a decision and may make a recommendation to the agency if it is considered appropriate.
Reports provided by the Social Investment Agency to the Minister for Social Development in March 2019 as at 10 May 2019
|Fri 22 Mar||A3 SIA Minister’s Update 22 March 2019|
|Fri 22 Mar||Aide memoire –[9(2)(f)(iv)]: Draft Cabinet Paper|
Reports provided by the Social Investment Agency to the Minister for Social Development in December 2018 as at 30 January 2019
|Fri 8 Feb||Aide Memoire and A3 – Improving Social Wellbeing Cabinet paper – outline for discussion
Withhold under 9(2)(f)(iv)
|Fri 8 Feb||SIA Minister’s Update 8 February 2019|
|Fri 15 Feb||Aide Memoire - Data Exchange Agency Uptake Report Back
(and Min of Fin)
|Fri 15 Feb||Cover note – Improving Social Wellbeing: Draft Cabinet Paper
Withhold under 9(2)(f)(iv)
|Fri 22 Feb||Briefing - Data Protection and Use Policy: Terms of Reference Amendments|
|Fri 22 Feb||SIA Minister’s Update 22 February 2019|
|Mon 3 Dec||Aide Memoire – Meeting 6 December with Dr Graham Scott|
|Mon 10 Dec||Aide Memoire – Cabinet paper The Place-Based Initiatives – progress, future arrangements and resourcing|
|Fri 14 Dec||Briefing – Developing the Data Protection and Use Policy|
Reports provided by the Social Investment Agency to the Minister for Social Development in November 2018 as at 07 January 2019
|Thu 29 Nov||Aide Memoire – Meeting with Digital and Data Ministers’ Group 5 December 2018|
|Thu 29 Nov||Aide Memoire – Letter from Minister of Statistics on Measurement Priorities for Statistics New Zealand|
Reports provided by the Social Investment Agency to the Minister for Social Development in October 2018 as at 22 November 2018
|Wed 3 Oct||Briefing – ‘Your voice, your data, your say on social wellbeing’: Summary of Findings|
|Wed 3 Oct||Briefing – ‘Your voice, your data, your say on social wellbeing’: Māori perspectives|
|Wed 10 Oct||Aide Memoire – The Place-Based Initiatives: [9(2)(f)(iv)]|
|Fri 12 Oct||Aide Memoire – Social Wellbeing Committee Oral item: Investing for Social Wellbeing approach|
|Fri 26 Oct||Aide Memoire – Meeting with Digital and Data Ministers’ Group 31 October 2018|
Reports provided by the Social Investment Agency to the Minister for Social Development in September 2018 as at 9 November 2018.
|Wed 5 Sep||Aide Memoire - Meeting with Minister James Shaw on Cabinet paper Towards New Data and Statistics Legislation Discussion Document: Approval for release|
|Thu 13 Sep||A3 - Draft SIA Future Strategy and Work Programme|
|Fri 14 Sep||Briefing – A What Works function for New Zealand|
|Fri 28 Sep||A3 - Engagement hui update #6|
|Fri 28 Sep||Aide memoire – Further [9(2)(f)(iv)]|
|Fri 28 Sep||Briefing – [9(2)(f)(iv)]|