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Find information about upcoming Open Data Day events across New Zealand below.


Open Data Day 2019

Open Data Day will be taking place across the world on 2 March 2019.

New Zealand is hosting events across 3 locations: Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.

Read our attendee behaviour guidelines

Open Data Day Wellington

Open Data Day Christchurch

Open Data Day Dunedin


Collaborative documenting

We (Open Data NZ) are collecting ideas, resources and challenges in a publicly editable and living Google doc. 

Please add any thoughts and ideas you have. You can also add your projects on the day of the event.

Open Data Day NZ - 2019 collaborative document (Google doc)


Open Data Day Wellington

Wellington's open data group is holding a mini-hackathon.

Open Data Day Wellington details

Venue:, National Library of New Zealand.

Time: 9am to 4pm.

Cost: free.

Please bring your own device.

Register for Open Data Day Wellington


Open Data Day Christchurch

The Christchurch open data group will be gathering to talk about:

  • some of Open Knowledge International's case studies
  • some case studies where a sliver of insight helped people launch a multi-billion dollar business
  • where data is heading.

Venue: Ed Hopper Cafe & Bar, 184 Clarence Street.

Time: 11am to 1pm.

Register for Open Data Day Christchurch


Open Data Day Dunedin

Dunedin's open data group, together with IT Training and Development at the University of Otago, is holding an open data tutorial writing event. 

Over the course of an afternoon, you'll work together to create guides on how to use your favourite or most interesting sources of data.

Venue: 270 Leith Walk.

Time: 1 to 5pm.

Register for Open Data Day Dunedin


Attendee behaviour guidelines

We want to make sure our events are a safe, inclusive and diverse space.

Please read NetHui's guidelines to see what we expect from all attendees

If you encounter any problems during one of our events, please contact an event organiser.