Bcak4 – open data

Lots of momentium in last year

MPs expenses
Couple of conferences

Open govt conference – went fairly well


Grabbed Linz data and chatham islands in openstreet maps built using it. Rolling out to mainland next 6+ months

Igovt login being rolled out across government sites

NZ transport has open API – infoconnect
Real time bus infomation often sold to or maintained by 3rd parties

Govt depts tidying up contract to clarify ownership of data

See cat.open.org.nz

NZ book cover images provided by national library

Often councils make very little per year for data they are charging for