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Engaging News: Maori worldview in policy design & youth citizengage

Engaging News: Maori worldview in policy design & youth citizengage

A weekly update of citizengage news from around the world.


Industry News

Two articles from Digital.NZ about integrating Maori worldviews into policy design, using ‘kāinga’ as a holistic concept of whanau/family members providing shelter, warmth & nurturing potential, and incorporating Maori tikanga and commitments to the Treaty of Waitangi.

Video from NZ on a cross jurisdictional collaboration looking at legislation as code for service delivery with Israel and Uruguay.

Digital Transformation Agency has a vision to make Australia one of the world’s top 3 leading digital governments.

Brooke Dixon has spent a year as Australian Smart Communities president. Read his outgoing president’s report.

Read about innovative policy development around the world.

42 cities agree on principles for responsible platforms at the Smart City Expo World Congress this week.

Event in Sydney in December: Incorporating indigenous worldview into digital transformation.


Ready, Set, Engage – EngageTech in Action

New podcast from Centre of Public Innovation featuring CPI Youth Champions & their work together, bringing youth voice to the UK government.

Victoria Health used citizen engagement to work with young people discussing the gap between education & finding purposeful work. Watch the video to see deliberations &  Youth Jury undertaken for #StayingOnTrack.

Where is your Wai? Is a crowdsourcing citizen engagement campaign by Northland Regional Council (New Zealand) to find out where the important rivers are for Northlanders. If you have a favourite river in Northland, make sure to click on the interactive map.

Great 15 minute video about participatory budgeting in New York City, allowing citizen engagement make direct decisions about how money is spent.


That’s the best industry news for the week. Read further on our engage2 Blog for more news, thoughts and handy resources.

Thanks for reading

Hannah and the engage2 Team

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