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Open Data Charter

Open data is a core component of our world’s increasing digital economy, providing opportunity to generate significant social and economic benefits to our society.

Top 10 datasets

In June 2016, the Open Government Information & Data Programme conducted a nationwide survey asking people the top 10 datasets they would like to see released.

What's on the international open data agenda?

At the recent International Open Data Conference in Madrid, more than 1,500 people arrived from the far corners of the earth to share knowledge, spark ideas, and set forth new...

Open data events with Pia Waugh

Pia gave presentations outlining her thoughts on the broad data agenda across New Zealand, with some recommendations, suggestions drawing on successes from government open data release across the Tasman.

Iterating data.govt.nz

TLDR: We've updated beta.data.govt.nz, added some more data (old and new, records and hosted data) for testing, and need your feedback to help us decide whether to proceed and what...

Draft Technical Quality Framework

As such we are considering implementing a basic technical quality framework on data.govt.nz and would like your feedback on whether this approach would be useful, whether you are a data...

GovHack 2016

The Department of Internal Affairs has sponsored $2,000 bounties for the each of the two following national challenge questions.

Beth Noveck hangout

In February and March 2016 Open Data NZ held a series of conversations with leading international open data experts, including Beth Noveck.

Richard Stirling hangout

In February and March 2016 Open Data NZ held a series of conversations with leading international open data experts, including Richard Stirling.

Joel Gurin hangout

In February and March 2016 Open Data NZ held a series of conversations with leading international open data experts, including Joel Gurin.