I'm researching my family tree and I want to know if you have any information about a person who worked for police many years ago. Can you help?

I'm researching my family tree and I want to know if you have any information about a person who worked for police many years ago. Can you help?

Any requests seeking information about another person are processed under the Official Information Act. Considerations include

  • the privacy of the other person
  • how old the information is
  • your relationship to the other person.

You may complete your request online at http://www.police.govt.nz/oiarequest.

Alternatively, you may download the Request for official information form, or write a letter or email, and deliver your completed request by hand or post or email to your nearest Police station or District Headquarters or Police National Headquarters.

You can expect a reply within 20 working days of receipt of your request, unless an extension of that timeframe is notified.