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E-Government Strategy

A media briefing will be held this week to release the Government's e-government strategy.

Details are as follows:

Date: Thursday 26 April 2001

Time: 9.15am

Venue: Old Legislative Chamber
Parliament Buildings, Wellington


Prime Minister Helen Clark and State Services Minister Trevor Mallard will release details of the strategy and brief media on how e-government fits in with broader Government objectives, the rationale for developing strategy, and how it will be achieved.

Trevor Mallard said e-government has the potential for positive impact on the lives of all New Zealanders.

"Whether it be shifting house, setting up a business, finding a child care centre, or looking up health information – there are ways which good delivery of e-government can ease the burden.

"The Government released its e-government vision last year. The strategy builds on that vision and outlines a work programme to achieve results," Trevor Mallard said.


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