Chair in Digital Government's latest news and events

See also the Past Events page for our News & Events archive

Chair in Digital Government annual report to 2016

The latest Annual Report covering the last few years of Chair activities is now available online.

Upcoming short executive courses

'Re-using Open Data for More Effective Outcomes'

  • Course dates for 2017: Mon 8 - Tue 9 May 9am - 4:30pm
  • Course taken by Keitha Booth

Explore the opportunities, challenges and conditions for creating, publishing and re-using an organisation's open data to achieve more effective outcomes and more open government in New Zealand. Participants will consider the four components of open government, examine New Zealand's open information and data definitions and policies, and learn how to apply these in your work and across your organisation. View more information and register.

'Engaging the Public Effectively Using Social Media'

  • Course dates for 2017: Wed 30 - Thu 31 August
  • Course taken by Simon Wright, Laura Sommer and Miriam Lips

This course explores the opportunities, challenges and conditions under which social media can be used by public sector agencies to achieve effective public engagement. It provides an overview of the latest international experience and works with practical examples from New Zealand. View more information and register.