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Releasing new themes for the Common Web Platform

The Department of Internal Affairs and SilverStripe Ltd have just released two new themes for the Common Web Platform (CWP), a platform as a service for New Zealand Government sites. These themes help government agencies quickly get their sites up and running. Continue reading Releasing new themes for the Common Web Platform

Government web domain: let’s fix it

Come along and workshop how government can best structure and manage the government web domain. Help make sure we can create a strategy that makes government websites easy for people to use, and easy for government to deliver and manage. Continue reading Government web domain: let’s fix it

Govt.nz takes on Citizenship and Authentications

The Govt.nz team kicked off our latest pilot at the end of October looking at NZ citizenship and how to get documents authenticated. This is what we’ve done so far. Continue reading Govt.nz takes on Citizenship and Authentications

GWC session: Building the 2017 Govt Web Standards self-assessments

Join the Web Standards team from DIA and discuss the best approach to the 2017 Government Web Standards self-assessments. We want to make it easier for agencies to use so really want to hear your thoughts. Continue reading GWC session: Building the 2017 Govt Web Standards self-assessments

Help shape the way NZ opens up and manages open government data and information

Open Data NZ at Land Information New Zealand is now calling out to anyone interested in sharing your thoughts about these principles and how they might be implemented. Continue reading Help shape the way NZ opens up and manages open government data and information

Should New Zealand adopt the International Open Data Charter?

Land Information New Zealand recently began a public engagement programme about New Zealand adopting the International Open Data Charter and would like to hear your views on the idea. Continue reading Should New Zealand adopt the International Open Data Charter?

Client needs, business requirements and the redevelopment of the Work and Income website

When I came back to MSD from Govt.nz, I was tasked with using the same models to improve the Work and Income website. Continue reading Client needs, business requirements and the redevelopment of the Work and Income website

Coming soon: 2nd Open Source Open Society conference

OS // OS is a professional development opportunity for managers and teams across agencies working on policy development, using open data for policy research and decision making, government ICT, technology, open government and civic engagement. Continue reading Coming soon: 2nd Open Source Open Society conference