7 April 2017
A summary video of the Wellington, New Zealand hackathon held at the National Library of New Zealand for the 2017 International Open Data Day.
10 March 2017
International Open Data Day, Wellington was held in the National Library of New Zealand on Saturday, 4th March. This was one of over 300 events running around the globe at the same time. Over 60 participants signed up to take part with some spending the full day working on innovative projects, others rolling in throughout the day.
2 March 2017
Cam Findlay talks about connecting the Govt.nz A to Z API to populate organisations in data.govt.nz upcoming new open data portal. This API is a useful tool that you could make use of anytime you need to reference government agencies in digital services or web application.
17 February 2017
There are some people out there who would be disappointed if they knew just what they had missed out on....
17 February 2017
Data.govt.nz are proud to be a part of this year's Open Data Day hosted at the National Library of New Zealand's Net.work space on Saturday 4 March 2017 (mark it in your calendar now!).
14 February 2017
The data.govt team will be migrating currently listed datasets across to CKAN – the internationally recognised open data catalogue platform – as part of the release of the new data.govt.nz.
21 December 2016
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.
21 December 2016
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.
7 November 2016
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 learnings about open data.
16 September 2016
We recently held two events with Pia Waugh for agencies and industry, on open data in New Zealand – both events were well attended, and included demos of beta.data.govt.nz functionality.
30 August 2016
Blog post from the data.govt.nz team to update data analysts, wranglers about progress on the beta site – requesting consideration and feedback around new functionality outlined.
29 August 2016
We are looking for ways to both dramatically improve the experience of finding and using government data for people and to improve the motivations for agencies to improve the quality of data publishing over time.
25 July 2016
The Department of Internal Affairs has sponsored $2,000 bounties for the each of the two following national challenge questions. Candidate entries will be judged on how well they help the public and government policy makers to understand and draw insights on the problems and potential solutions.
11 March 2016
In February and March 2016 Open Data NZ held a series of conversations with leading international open data experts, including Richard Stirling.
5 March 2016
In February and March 2016 Open Data NZ held a series of conversations with leading international open data experts, including Beth Noveck.
26 February 2016
In February and March 2016 Open Data NZ held a series of conversations with leading international open data experts, including Joel Gurin.