GovHack NZ 2016 Whanganui - poster

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Read our Focus on: Whanganui article

GovHack 2016 will be taking place in Whanganui:

  • 29-31 July
  • Double Farley
  • Level 3, 15 Watt Street
  • Whanganui, 4500.


Who can participate?

YOU. If you have a passion, an idea, a thread of something you’d like to investigate but know that you can’t do it on your own, then this is the event for you.

Venue details

The venue will be open during the following hours on 29-31 July:

  • Friday: 7-9pm
  • Saturday: 8am – 10pm
  • Sunday: 8am – 5 pm.

There will also be 2 visitor sessions:

  • Saturday: 2pm
  • Sunday: 2pm.

Visitors can then join the organisers for a cuppa at 3pm on each day.

How much do I have to pay?


Why should I go to GovHack?

There are so many great reasons to head to a GovHack event this year.:

  • make new friends; solve tricky problems
  • free food
  • win amazing prizes (including cash!)
  • use your creativity in ways you hadn’t thought of before
  • support a cool Whanganui event
  • learn something new
  • network
  • have fun
  • be part of making new solutions!

What’s provided?

Food, Wifi, tea/coffee/water. Good company.

Read the participants pack

Where will I get information from?

There’s a list of possible data sources on on this website – Government information sites with open and available information (hence the “Gov” in GovHack).

2016 data sources for GovHack NZ

Local sponsors

Double Farley logoThe River Traders logoUltraFast Fibre logo


Ricoh logoWhanganui District Council logo