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Algorithm Charter for Aotearoa

At the third community of practice we focussed on what brings Community members to the hui, what challenges we are facing and how we could collaborate more. We also heard from the interim Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation on their mahi and intended direction.

By Community of Practice members from Police and Housing & Urban Development.
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Is this algorithm harmful? New impact assessment tools released

Today Stats NZ released the Algorithm Impact Assessment toolkit. Read more about the process designed to support informed decision-making about the benefits and risks of government use of algorithms.

By Jocelyn Morrison
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Māori Data Governance and Māori data aspirations

Stats NZ hosted it’s final Raraunga Ara Rau session for 2023. You can read about the event here.

By Sophia Travers
How do we really bring the Charter to life

How do we really bring the Charter to life?

At the second community of practice hui, attendees brought their real experiences with the Algorithm Charter so they could share what had worked, what hadn’t, and, most of all, what they had learnt along the way.

By Jocelyn Morrison
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Integrated data and indigenous data governance – an international academic perspective

Stats NZ and Social Wellbeing Agency hosted the most recent Raraunga Ara Rau session. Read more about the event here!

By Sophia Travers
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Harnessing emerging technology to improve Kiwis’ lives

Our Interim Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation provides support to maximise opportunities from new and emerging data. Learn more about the centre and how you can get involved. 

By Fiona Wharton
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Raraunga Ara Rau – ChatGPT and Generative AI

Our latest speaker series, Raraunga Ara Rau, took place last week at Stats NZ, talking all things generative AI. Read more about the event here!

By Sophia Travers
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Challenge accepted: how transparent can we be with our algorithms?

At the first community of practice hui, interested agencies faced the task of figuring out what good transparency could, and should, look like.

By Deborah Brunning

Institute of Environmental Science and Research inspired by the Algorithm Charter

The Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR) has developed a Responsible AI Framework guided by the Algorithm Charter for New Zealand. Read more about it here.

By Dion Sheppard
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Government Data System Future Design Narrative

The first iteration of the Government Data System Future Design Narrative provides an early-stage ideation of what the Aotearoa New Zealand government data system could look like in future.

By Craig Jones
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Calling for Expressions of Interest for joining the Data Ethics Advisory Group

We’re looking for new people to join the Data Ethics Advisory Group. Read more to find out how you can be part of a group that provides advice to government agencies, helps maximise the opportunities and benefits from new and emerging uses of data, and advises on responsibly managing potential risk and harm.

By Craig Jones