Released documents by category
Details of released documents
This release includes the papers, minutes and key advice for the decisions the Government has made relating to COVID-19 up to 10 August.
Some information has been withheld
A small number of documents and some parts of the released documents would not be appropriate to release and, if requested, would be withheld under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act). Where this is the case, the relevant sections of the Act that would apply have been identified. Where information has been withheld, no public interest has been identified that would outweigh the reasons for withholding it.
Some information has been withheld in full, from this release in relation to the relevant section(s) of the Act:
- Section 9(2)(f)(iv) — confidential advice
- Section 9(2)(ba)(ii) — information provided to the Government under an obligation of confidence
- Section 6(a) — international relations
- Section 9(2)(j) — commercial negotiations.
Other publicly available information
In addition to the documents released, the Government has made a number of other key pieces of information relating COVID-19 available:
- Budget 2020 information(external link) (external link)
- Daily updated figures on cases and testing(external link) (external link)
- Daily updates by ministers and officials(external link) (external link)
- Ministry of Health modelling of the health impacts of COVID-19(external link) (external link)
- Dr Ayesha Verrall’s audit of the contact tracing system(external link) (external link)
- Treasury COVID-19 information releases(external link) (external link)
- Ministry for Social Development weekly income support and wage subsidy update(external link) (external link)
- Minister of Foreign Affairs’ proactive release on hosting Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) [PDF 5.4 MB](external link) (external link)
- Draft Report of the Advisory Committee to Oversee the Implementation of the New Zealand COVID-19 Surveillance Plan and Testing Strategy – September 2020 [PDF, 230 KB] (external link)