The Coalition for Open Government was a political pressure group formed in the late 1970s to promote open government in New Zealand. The Coalition disbanded in the mid 1980s, but re-formed in April 2007, in response to Government plans to rewrite the election finance laws.
The group formed in opposition to then Prime Minister Robert Muldoon's Think Big programme, it sought to allow greater access to government-held information. This article is about the government position For other uses see Prime Minister (disambiguation. Sir Robert David ("Rob" Muldoon, GCMG, CH ( 25 September 1921 &ndash 5 August 1992) served as Prime Minister The New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon (Prime Minister 1975 - 1984 and his New Zealand National Party government in the early 1980s sponsored The pressure it exerted was important in the adoption of the Official Information Act 1982. The Official Information Act 1982 is a New Zealand law passed by the 3rd National government in 1982 to "make official information more freely
The group's patrons are Lloyd Geering, Patricia Grace, Anton Oliver and Paul Harris. Lloyd George Geering ONZ, PCNZM, CBE is a New Zealand Theologian born in Rangiora, Canterbury New Zealand, Patricia Grace, DCNZM, QSO, (born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1937 is a notable Māori writer of novels short stories and children's Anton David Oliver (born 9 September 1975 in Invercargill) is a retired New Zealand Rugby union footballer who most recently
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