To trial technology and approaches that accelerate Christchurch becoming a city of opportunity for all – a city where anything is possible.
To promote Christchurch as an exemplar open and connected city, showcasing solutions that make life better and are replicated by others.
it better for people in Christchurch by delivering rapid proof-of-concept projects
that promote the power of:
- Open data, open platform, open city.
- Aggregating and visualising real-time
- Leveraging the collective genius around
- Removing barriers to access.
- Inspiring fresh thinking.
- Be brave – take risks.
- Fast is better than slow.
- We make it better for people.
- We’re proud to put our name on it.
- We keep it real and operate with integrity.
- We take responsibility and know when to pivot.
without borders; we share our solutions with whomever can benefit from them.
is the enemy of good; innovation moves too quickly to focus on perfect – we get
the job done.
is better than competition; we respect our colleagues and help them achieve
globally act locally; wherever possible we choose local partners to solve
city keeps the farm; we appreciate the value of digital assets and maintain
ownership in the city.
over bureaucracy; right-size processes support rapid delivery and accelerate
well; if we never fail we’re not trying hard enough, so we own our failures and
salvage what we can.
gets recognised gets repeated; celebrating success encourages high performance
- Fun is our fuel; in every job there is an element of fun – a sense of play helps us do serious stuff better.