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Stats NZ: Open Data for Kiwi companies

28 June 2018: 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm

KPMG Executive Boardroom
10 Customhouse Quay
Wellington 6011

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Nadia McGregor and Paul Stone from Stats NZ will be talking to the ITP Wellington branch.

The session will focus on the New Zealand Open Data Programme and how it is opening the door to a new mind-set in government and creating opportunities for companies and individuals to leverage publicly available data sets for innovation.

Nadia will be illustrating the current growth of publicly available data sets and provide examples of how NZ government Open Data is currently being used in innovative ways.

Paul, with years of experience in this area, will be there to support and help answer questions at the end of the session.


  • 4.15pm: Registration
  • 4.30pm: Open data presentation
  • 5:30pm: ITP AGM, followed by refreshments
  • 6:30pm: Finish

About The Speaker

Stats NZ is the lead agency for government-held data in New Zealand. Stats NZ's main role is to facilitate access and support government agencies as well as private companies to build their capability and manage the data they hold as a valuable strategic asset.

Nadia McGregor works as a Senior Advisor at Open Data Programme at Stats NZ.

Paul Stone, long term Open Data champion previously at entities such as Department of Internal Affairs and Land Information New Zealand, is currently the Open Data Leader of the NZ Open Data Programme at Stats NZ.

In these roles, Paul and Nadia are helping to lead the New Zealand government in transformation through open data, aiming for the proactive release of all high value public data as business as usual activities and providing tools for more efficient data asset management in both the private and public sector.

Registration Details:

You can register for this event via Credit Card online now by using the link below, or alternatively call 0800 252 255 with your Credit Card details.

ITP Corporate Partners and approved organisations can opt to pay by invoice by calling 0800 252 255 or emailing attendee and business details through to [email protected]. Credit criteria and other conditions apply.

Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

Attendance Cost

ITP Financial MembersFREE
Staff of Corporate Partners (20% Discount)$17.39 + GST / $20.00 incl GST
Non-Members$21.74 + GST / $25.00 incl GST

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