The New Zealand government works with other governments to promote best-practice development of digital technologies. It promotes transparency and accountability and has signed international charters.
The Open Government Partnership is an international initiative where signatory countries work to be more open, accountable and responsive to citizens. Using new technologies is a part of this.
Adopting the charter reinforces NZ's commitment to open data. It gives government agencies a set of principles and actions for accelerating the release of open government data.
Digital Nations, or DN, is a network of the world’s most advanced digital nations with a shared goal of harnessing digital technology and new ways of working to improve citizens’ lives.
This working party for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is made up of senior digital government officials.