Govt calls forth Kiwi developers & data scientists for Open Data Fellowships

The government is calling forth tech-savvy New Zealanders and encouraging them to apply for Open Data fellowships with Land Information New Zealand and the Wellington City Council. “If you’re a developer or data scientist who wants to make a difference in your community, then don’t let this unique opportunity pass you by,” says Land Information Minister Louise Upston. “The application process allows you to identify a local problem you’d like to solve by using data that already exists but just needs to be collected and presented in a way that’s useful to people in their everyday lives,” she continues.This is a New Zealand-first project, but it has been highly successful overseas with positive community outcomes – such as in Boston, where a fellow developed an app for fire hydrant maintenance…


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