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Government Analytics Network

To be moved

The content found in "use data", including all content under "communities and groups", will be moved into the "manage data" section found via the top-level navigation on the 04 April, 2021. Links to this page will still work.

If you know of any reason why we should not do this, email

The Government Analytics Network (GAN) is a community of practice for government people working with data. Formed in 2017, GAN has 300 members from 40 government agencies. It is run by its members with support and guidance from Stats NZ and the Social Investment Agency.

What GAN does

GAN aims to grow data analytics capability within government organisations by:

  • providing opportunities for learning from others and sharing good practice
  • linking people and their work to the broader government data analytics community
  • sharing work updates, reports, and conference news
  • enabling collaboration through regular focus groups
  • advertising vacancies and secondments in our newsletter
  • making changes, eg now has a ‘data analytics’ category.

To join

The GAN is open to all New Zealand public servants. Join by emailing You’ll receive regular newsletters and be notified about GAN’s:

  • monthly seminar series
  • quarterly meetings
  • secure shared workspace.

If you have any questions please email