Publications

This page lists Trust Democracy publications including submissions, letters and other resources.

Resources

DetailsDate
Our Local Councils: Are people having enough say on what happens in their area?
A choicebook to support small group deliberative workshops
[download PDF]
18 Dec 2021

Submissions, briefings and letters

DetailsDate
Joint letter with 6 other civil society organisations to the Minister responsible for the Open Government Partnership regarding the co-creation of NZ’s fourth National Action Plan after their 5 October meeting with him.
[download PDF]
7 Oct 2022
Joint letter with 6 other civil society organisations to the Minister responsible for the Open Government Partnership regarding the co-creation of NZ’s fourth National Action Plan before their 5 October meeting with him.
[download PDF]
30 Sep 2022
Letter to all Members of Parliament expressing our deep concern about the direction of the Government’s charities reform agenda.
[download PDF]
20 Sep 2022
Submission to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee on the Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill by a group convened by Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures that included Trust Democracy.
[download PDF from Parliament’s website]
Sep 2022
Submission to the Standing Orders Committee on the Review of Parliament’s Standing Orders.
[download PDF]
16 Sep 2022
Letter to the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector expressing our deep concern about the direction of the Government’s charities reform agenda.
[download PDF]
13 July 2022
Letter to the Chair of the Local Government Review Panel offering Trust Democracy’s Our Local Councils choicebook as a basis for deliberative public engagement.
[download PDF]
9 March 2022
Joint letter and briefing with 7 other civil society organisations to the Minister responsible for the Open Government Partnership with ideas and issues for NZ’s fourth National Action Plan.
[download PDF]
6 Dec 2021
Submission to Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs about its Long-Term Insights Briefing on Participatory Democracy.
[download PDF]
19 Nov 2021
Submission to Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission about the development of the Fourth National Action Plan under the Open Government Partnership.
[download PDF]
28 Jul 2021
Letter to the Chair of the Local Government Review Panel recommending the consideration of deliberative democracy.
[download PDF]
8 Jun 2021
Submission to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select Committee on the Incorporated Societies Bill with a focus on issues for small societies.
[download PDF]
28 May 2021
Joint letter with 9 other civil society organisations to the Minister responsible for the Open Government Partnership regarding concerns about the Fourth National Action Plan under the Open Government Partnership.
[download PDF]
15 Mar 2021