[NZLUG] GovHack

steve steve at greengecko.co.nz
Tue Jul 5 11:31:53 NZST 2016


On 07/05/2016 07:06 AM, DL Neil wrote:
> (cross-posted with NZOSS - apologies if duplicated)
>
> Noticed this public invitation of likely interest to mash-up artists 
> and OpenData enthusiasts:
>
>
> GovHack is all about bringing together coders, artists, storytellers, 
> observers, communicators and more, from the private, public, NGO and 
> academic sectors.
>
> While the group of people is diverse, we’re united in a single purpose 
> – working with government data to innovate and create.
>
> What is GovHack, anyway? It’s not about “cracking” government – it’s 
> about bringing together the power of open data and all of us to build 
> a better democracy and a more open government and society. Watch this 
> short video to find out more :)
>
> This year, New Zealand’s second (ever) GovHack event will be taking 
> place across the country over the weekend of 29 – 31 July, in:
>
>     Whangarei
>     Auckland
>     Hamilton
>     Hawke’s Bay
>     Whanganui
>     Wellington
>     Christchurch
>     Queenstown
>     Dunedin.
>
> ...
> http://govhack.org.nz/
>
I did look into this, but seem to remember it being very Microsoft 
oriented. Would someone please disabuse me of this memory?

Cheers,

Steve

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