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OGPNZ Update: draft 4th National Action Plan consultation open

The consultation on the draft Fourth New Zealand National Action Plan (the Plan) under the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is open until 5pm on the 12 December 2022! If you’d like to provide feedback on the draft Plan, read on.
Have your say on the Fourth National Action Plan
Following Cabinet’s agreement to release the draft for consultation, we’re seeking your feedback on this Plan, via this web page.
Consultation on the draft Plan is open to all and is a public process. All comments and feedback are considered and will published publicly on the OGP New Zealand website, in accordance with the moderation policy.
To have your say, by 5pm 12 December 2022, please review the Plan on the Fourth National Action Plan web page, then:

Introducing the Plan commitments

  1. Adopt a community engagement tool
  2. Research deliberative processes for community engagement
  3. Establish an integrated, multi-channel approach to public services and support
  4. Design and implement a National Counter Fraud and Corruption Strategy
  5. Increase transparency of beneficial ownership of companies and limited partnerships
  6. Improve government procurement transparency
  7. Strengthen scrutiny of Official Information Act exemption clauses in legislation
  8. Improve transparency and accountability of algorithm use across government

Visit from OPG International
Coinciding with the final stages of developing our Fourth National Action Plan, between 23-25 November, Alan Wu (OGP Senior Regional Coordinator) visited New Zealand. While in Wellington, Alan met with representatives from:

  • Te Kawa Mataaho OGP team
  • OGP New Zealand Expert Advisory Panel
  • Government agency stakeholders
  • Members of civil society organisations.

Based in Singapore, Alan joined OGP in August 2018. Prior to this, he was the OGP point of contact for Australia and had several roles within the Australian Public Service.

Alan Wu from OGP Singapore (second from right) meeting with Te Kawa Mataaho OGP team members Cathy Adank, Dean Rosson, and Stephen Moore.