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?
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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
FYI: how are organisations watching out for your privacy when sharing data? Continue reading FYI: Voluntary Code – Guidance for Sharing Data Between Organisations
FYI: read about the Dutch approach to open access for publicly funded scientific research. Continue reading FYI: The Netherlands is paving the way for open access
Join us to hear about the upcoming GovHack in July, the new Alpha data.govt.nz and machine readable data. Continue reading GWC session on … DATA!
The International Open Data Charter was released in New York at the opening of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Continue reading FYI: UN Open Data Charter
On 5 September, the International and National Awards were announced at the GovHack Red Carpet Awards. New Zealand placed in several International categories. Continue reading GovHack 2015 winners announced
GovHack 2015 was an event held in early July where over 3,000 people in Australia and New Zealand gave up their entire weekend in order to create something that will be of benefit to our society using open data. About 150 keen people participated in the Wellington event. Even the Minister of Finance put in an appearance early on the Saturday. Continue reading GovHackNZ 2015: Inspiring use of data
Govt.nz has just launched the new and improved API. Tell us what you think. Continue reading Govt.nz: the improved API is available
The New Zealand government was represented at the Open Source // Open Society conference, and we had an opportunity to be a part of the open source community and hear their ideas about what we could improve to become more open. Here are a few thoughts. Continue reading On open source and open government