Bobbies on the beta

By Nick Holmes on September 27, 2007
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Filed under Government, Wikis

I’ve suggested before that one day we might be able to roll our own government on

The New Zealand Police are experimenting with just that concept with a Police Act Review Wiki.

This joins other wikis launched to encourage New Zealanders to engage with public sector agencies. A good example is the Participation Wiki, hosted by the State Services Commission.

According to an article in, Police Superintendent Hamish McCardle, the officer in charge of the project, expresses the hope that contributions will come not just from the NZ community but from all around the world.

Hat tip: Slaw.