Author: Meg Howie

Photo of Meg HowieMeg was a Web and Service Designer for Govt.nz. She is interested in user-centred design, civic engagement and designing for inclusion.

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

7 steps to helping older people find what they need

At Govt.nz, we organise content around the needs of users rather than the structure of government. Here’s the process we followed while writing health information to meet the needs of older New Zealanders. Continue reading 7 steps to helping older people find what they need

Govt.nz Design Overhaul

In December last year, I and two other designers from Open Lab, Laura Prescott and Finlay Brazier, spent a month reviewing the design and structure of the Govt.nz website. As recent graduates from Massey’s School of Design, and reluctant users of government websites ourselves, we were excited to have a chance to work on a project that could make navigating … Continue reading Govt.nz Design Overhaul