Moving towards more open procurement

Moving towards more open procurement

NZRise attended a workshop on Open government contracting recently  – represented by Shane Ross and Laurence Millar. The purpose of the workshop was to give an update on progress on “Contract Award Notices as Open Data”. As a member of the Open Government...
Praise for DIA’s new expenditure transparency

Praise for DIA’s new expenditure transparency

NZRise members have been happily praising the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) for their recent publication of suppliers and expenditure by NZ Owned and Internationally owned companies. The praise for DIA on our message board included comments like: “Good to...
NZRise 20th most powerful in the NZ Technology scene

NZRise 20th most powerful in the NZ Technology scene

NZRise board members Victoria MacLennan and Don Christie were named alongside fellow industry leaders Paul Matthews of ITP and Craig Young of TUANZ as the 20th most powerful people in the NZ Technology scene by the NZ Herald. The article “The 40 most powerful...
How NZRise started – way back in 2010!

How NZRise started – way back in 2010!

Don Christie stepped down as Co-chair of NZRise, an organisation he co-founded 9 years ago, last week. In his final Co-Chair AGM address Don told us the story of NZRise’s origins and some of the fantastic work he and others have led over the years. Here is a...