#GovHackNZ

New Zealand’s GovHack is united in a single purpose – coming together in a weekend-long hackathon and working with government data to innovate and create. July 28-30, 2017. Hashtag: #govhacknz GovHack’s vision is a more participatory and effective democracy and public service. The event gathers New Zealand’s best and brightest working with government data to innovate and create. …

Announcing Planeta.com’s #IY2017 Spotlight Award

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Today (World Environment Day, June 5) Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading …

Government

Planeta.com is developing recommendations for local, regional and national government websites to showcase travel and tourism. Inspire us! Questions How well do governments encourage story sharing among locals and visitors? By any name, how well do government websites talk up conscious travel? ecotourism Indigenous tourism? responsible travel? How well do government websites provide the following …

Enhancing Interaction: New Zealand’s National Digital Forum

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum kicks off today at 9am (local time) at Te Papa in Wellington. For remote participants, livestreaming video is available online http://ndf.org.nz/ndf-live-stream Hashtags: #NDF2016 #NDFNZ For full details of the programme, download the conference app, or download the full conference programme in PDF format to review all session abstracts and bios. Technology events in New …

Habitat3

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development taking place this week in Quito, Ecuador, October 17 – 20. The meeting takes place every 20 years, and its action-oriented outcome, known as the New Urban Agenda, will be finalized this week. It has 175 items that center around two core objectives: inclusive …