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OGP Ideas from Canterbury University open session 23 March 2021

Active citizenship and partnership

Youth engagement through social media, interactive stuff like VR or video games

Game where you can test how party stances affect IRL through making choices for policy or who to vote for (cf Vote Compass, Policy by The Spinoff)

Engagement at community level on city council proposals. Workshops?


Use social media or another public platform as a way to present submissions and petitions eg TVNZ, Facebook

Enhancing minority representation in policy making/services

Making the submission process easier

How do I know what the govt is consulting on? Or working on?

Transparency and accountability

Transparency around MPs interests and groups who benefit from govt policy

Who is talking to govt and what do they get out of it?