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Why hacking for good is important: Gleanings from GovHack 2017

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Why hacking for good is important: Gleanings from GovHack 2017

A growing community of civic hackers is working across the country to strengthen our democracy and make the world, or at least our local communities, a better place. On the 28 to 30 July, a hackathon was carried out with open data in eight cities across New Zealand. Aimee Whitcroft and Justine Pepperell explain the importance of GovHack, and what insights were gained from this year's session.