New Zealand Government Web Standards on GitHub

Draft

This document is currently in development and subject to change without notice.

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Guide to online government requirements and best practices

Introduction

This document is a working draft intended to gather in one place an overview of all the sets of rules, standards, codes and guides that must and should inform NZ Government web work. It is intended to answer the following questions:

Requirements

Standards and rules

Web design and development

Procurement

Security

Privacy

.govt.nz domain names

Legislation and policy

Compliance with these policies and legislation occurs and is measured through the application of the related standards and formal rulesets listed in the Standards and rules section.

Legislation

Policy

Best practice and guidance

Privacy

.govt.nz domain names