The EngageTech Forum was an interactive event designed to help government staff understand the spectrum of technologies available for community consultation and stakeholder engagement both online and offline.
Feedback is being sought on a proposal to make changes to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement and Christchurch District Plan to allow further development at the Christchurch Football Centre in Yaldhurst.
This circular sets out the guidelines and requirements for Ministers and departments seeking approval of proposals with financial implications, changes to appropriations, and the authority to incur expenses.
The Legislation Guidelines (2018 edition) are the government's key point of reference for assessing whether draft legislation conforms to accepted legal and constitutional principles. Cabinet has agreed that the Legislation Guidelines replace the Guidelines on Process and Content of Legislation (2014 edition).
On 10 April 2018, the Policy Project co-hosted a round-table with the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University on protecting the interests of future generations, and foresight.
This paper seeks Cabinet agreement to the scope of New Zealand's first child wellbeing strategy and to a public engagement approach. The paper proposes a draft framing of wellbeing, a vision statement, a set of desired outcomes for all children, and 16 indicative focus areas to drive actions in support of child wellbeing.
Ministry for the Environment staff have initiated the Behavioural Insights Community of Practice, to build a public service network of people who can share their experiences and identify opportunities for using behavioural insights.
This user-friendly handbook is designed for those working in New Zealand's social sector, and beyond, who need to know more about how to measure and understand the effectiveness of their programmes. The handbook's introduction covers audience and p