Government of New Zealand

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Research report

20 Jul 2016

These are the official New Zealand Government guidelines to provide clarity on how government agencies can make their software open source.

Government agencies invest significantly in software development and often own the copyright in the software that they develop or that is developed for...

Discussion paper

31 Jul 2015

New Zealand is a seismically active country. Our communities are exposed to the perils that come with this, namely earthquakes, volcanic and hydrothermal activity and tsunami. We also regularly suffer from landslips, storms and floods as a result of our weather and geography. When these...

Items published


17 May 2018

The Budget at a Glance is the overview of all the Budget information and contains the main points for the media and public. This summarises the government's spending decisions and key issues raised in the Budget Speech, the Fiscal Strategy Report, and the Budget Economic...


15 May 2018

Between December 2017 and February 2018, media in New Zealand widely publicised reports of a sexual harassment incident that had occurred within the Human Rights Commission in October 2017. The incident had been formally investigated and resolved, but the reports raised concerns about the investigation...

Discussion paper

9 May 2018

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking your feedback on proposed amendments to regulations to support digital monitoring and innovative trawl technologies in the commercial fishing sector.

Discussion paper

A government discussion document
1 May 2018

This discussion document outlines the details of the government’s proposed offshore supplier registration (OSR) system, as it relates to GST on low-value, imported goods.

Draft report

27 Apr 2018

This draft Health and Safety at Work Strategy sets out a plan for improving health and safety at work over the next ten years.

Items associated


20 Mar 2017

The Government has set 10 challenging results for the public sector to achieve over the next five years.


Reducing long-term welfare dependence

1. Reduce the number of people who have been on a working...

Case study

Systematic review

10 Jun 2016

This New Zealand study explores the education and employment experiences of young people born in 1991. The main purpose of the study is to explore the kinds of employment and labour market measures that can be derived from data in Statistics New Zealand Integrated Data...

Research report

10 Jun 2016

This report compares provision, participation, and student performance in courses delivered by e-learning methods with courses that do not use e-learning. This is analysed at a system, sub-sector, and field of study level, as well as by ethnicity, age, full-time, part-time, and extramural status....



3 Jun 2016

This Action Plan was developed as a way of addressing the need to provide sustainable, high-quality pharmacist services in a complex and evolving environment.

This Action Plan was developed as a way of addressing the need to provide sustainable, high-quality pharmacist services in a...

Annual Report

3 May 2016

This is the sixth report in the New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators series, with a focus on women giving birth and babies born in the 2014 calendar year.

The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators present comparative maternity interventions and outcomes data for pregnant women...