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New Zealand forks the United Kingdom

Perhaps the biggest civic open source story of 2013 was the government of New Zealand’s copying of the United Kingdom’s gov.uk code to begin building a new version of its own website.

Gov 2.0 Radio: Wrestling with Change

We discuss the challenges of turning from strict hierarchies to collaborative culture, with guest Gwynne Kostin, a federal new media practitioner and publisher of the blog “On Dot-Gov.”