Connect. Learn. Share

GOVIS is the network of technology and information professionals in New Zealand central government. GOVIS aims to foster the discussion related to information and information technology related topics by organising events that allow those with an interest to connect, learn and share.

What's happening at GOVIS...

GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - Deliberate campaigns of Disinformation

Mon, March 9, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM, ACC, Ground Floor, Shamrock House, 83 Molesworth St, Wellington. Tom Barraclough and Curtis Barnes have been researching legal and institutional responses toRead more

We’ve got some big plans for 2020!

We have decided to try something new in 2020 and replace our annual two-day conference with smaller, more regular events throughout the year that will vary by format and topic. We will then review tRead more

Christmas with GOVIS

Mon, December 9, 2019 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Come and join GOVIS for an end-of-year celebration at Fork and Brewer! Bring a friend, meet some new people, and enjoy some food & drink on GOVIS. Let’s Read more

Standards for Sharing - come along to the final GOVIS lunchtime forum for 2019!

Mon, December 9, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM,  Meeting rooms G.02, MBIE Head Office, 15 Stout St, Wellington Registration link is here. Have you ever tried to use data from somewhere else, but couldnRead more

GOVIS Lunchtime Forum - Meet the CIOs #5 - Claire Govier

Fri, November 15, 2019  12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (MBIE Head Office, G.02, 15 Stout St.) Come along to the latest of our ‘Meet the CIOs’ lunchtime forums. In this series we hear from information andRead more

GOVIS 2019/20 Committee

As a result of the recent AGM, the GOVIS committee has changed. The members for 2019/20 are: Mick Crouch, (Treasurer), Department of Internal Affairs (Archives New Zealand)       Claire BensonRead more


Wednesday August 28th, starting at 4:15 pm Venue:  Room 1.3 Kakariki, Level 1, Aurora Conference Centre (MSD), 56 The Terrace Networking:  Bethel Woods, Ground Floor, 73 The Terrace from 5:00 pm Read more

GOVIS now on RocketSpark!

GOVIS has updated their website! The previous site was becoming hard to manage and was difficult to navigate and find the appropriate information. This new site is built using the platform providedRead more


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GOVIS organises a variety of events, including lunchtime forums.


All New Zealand Government Agencies are welcome to join GOVIS.

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