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
Submission on the draft National Action Plan under the Open Government Partnership.
[download PDF]
12 Dec 2022
Submission on the discussion document issued by the Independent Electoral Review Panel.
[download PDF]
21 Nov 2022
Joint letter with 5 other civil society organisations to the Minister responsible for the Open Government Partnership before the GOV cabinet committee meeting on 17 November regarding its consideration of the cabinet paper about finalising the draft National Action Plan.
[download PDF]
15 Nov 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 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