PublicVoice Partners with Delib

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PublicVoice has partnered with UK-based digital democracy company Delib. Delib has created a range of software applications (better known as apps) which help local and central government agencies engage and consult with their communities.

We are excited to be able to provide these solutions to the New Zealand public sector and see huge potential for these Citizens' Apps to assist in greater community engagement throughout New Zealand.

The three key apps that we currently provide are:

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Citizens Panels in New Zealand – Complimentary Research Report

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As part of the launch of PublicVoice we have compiled a special research into Citizens Panels in New Zealand.

This report supports the use of Citizens’ Panels as a consultation tool for local government. It summarises the legislative context for consultation, and the way in which councils currently meet their obligations to consult the community. It describes the concept of a Citizens’ Panel, and the advantages of using a Panel. The report concludes with a case study of the Citizens’ Panel developed by Palmerston North City Council.

A copy of this 18 page report is now available.

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