A disposal notification is posted once a recommendation for disposal actions has been made to a regulated agency by the Chief Archivist. You can view the appraisal report and disposal schedule attached to this recommendations, and make comments.

Only comments about the disposal recommendation will be assessed as part of this process. Examples of the type of information that impacts these recommendations are:

  • is there new information that you can provide affecting the disposal recommendations?

  • can you provide a new interpretation of existing information relating to the recommendations?

  • can you produce evidence that the appraisal did not give enough weight to existing information relating to the recommendations?

Additional information about the disposal authority can be provided by quoting the Appraisal ID number. To request more information please contact us .

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Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) - Government Health Safety Lead (GHSL)

Appraisal number

APP2019/0013

Appraisal type

Ad-hoc transfer or destruction

General description

This one-off Appraisal Report is to provide disposal coverage for information and records of the Government Health and Safety Lead (GHSL). This function moved from the Department of Corrections to the Ministry for Primary Industries as of 1st November 2018. In October 2019 the State Services Commissioner approved an extension of the GHSL role through to November 2023.

The Appraisal Report covers all information and records created or yet to be created by the GHSL – From August 2017.

Public notice date

Thu, 18/06/2020 (All day)

Comment due date

Sat, 18/07/2020 (All day)

There is no Disposal Schedule for this disposal

Social Wellbeing Agency Toi Hau Tāngata

Appraisal number

APP2019/0005

Appraisal type

Schedule transfer or destruction

General description

The purpose of this appraisal report is to outline the context in which information and records are created, managed and disposed of at the Social Wellbeing Agency (SWA), and to document the disposal recommendations and appraisal evaluation of SWA information and records for approval by the Chief Archivist.

The accompanying disposal schedule identifies the different types of information and records that SWA creates and receives, and the time period for keeping records prior to their destruction or transfer to Archives New Zealand.

Public notice date

Wed, 17/06/2020 (All day)

Comment due date

Fri, 17/07/2020 (All day)