Advisory: E-Government Vision Announcement
1 May, 2000
The Minister of State Services will be
announcing details of New Zealand's e-government vision at
the Government Information Systems Forum in Wellington
Speech notes and a media release will be made
available after presentation.
When: Tuesday, 2 May,
What: Keynote address by Minister of State Services
Government Information Systems
Where: Plaza International
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