Office of Hon MP Steve Maharey
29 March 2007.
Dear Mr Burns
Thank you for your letter of 12 February 2007 requesting about which school your daughter J is attending.
The right to be given information relating to the education of your two daughters has to be consistent with the Privacy Act 1993 and any Court rulings that have determined whether or not it is permissible to release the information.
As you have stated that your children are Court protected, it is not appropriate for the Ministry of Education to provide you with the information you have requested. It is necessary for you to obtain legal advice if you wish to access the information you have requested.
Minister of Education.