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2017 ALGIM Web Audit Reports

Overall Trends of 2017 ALGIM Web Audit:

 

2017 Local Government Website Survey - Sector Snapshot Survey

 

 

 

2017 Web Audit Survey: 

The Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) commissioned its annual survey of all city, district, regional and unitary Council websites throughout New Zealand (a total of 78). 

2017 Executive Summary (PDF, 364.4 KB)

Information obtained through the snapshot survey will be accessible through ALGIM Infobase. The information is currently being exported into Infobase. We will advise members when this is available.

 

Order your Web Audit Report:

ALGIM is offering an individual report for your Council, based on the results and findings from the 2017 ALGIM website audit. This report will include trends over the years. 

Order your report here

 

The 2017 NZ Local Government rankings are made up of results from the following:

 

  1. Self-Assessed Website Functionality and Online Services (using responses to selected questions from the 2017 ALGIM self-assessment Snapshot Survey of Council websites)
  2. Accessibility Audit (Blind Foundation)
  3. Enquiry Response Time Tests (assessed by ALGIM)
  4. A Best Practice Review (assessed by ALGIM)

Top ten websites for 2017:

 

  1. Whakatane District Council
  2. Palmerston North City Council
  3. Northland Regional Council
  4. Wairoa District Council
  5. Napier City Council
  6. Waimakariri District Council
  7. Great Lake Taupo District Council
  8. Auckland Council
  9. Timaru District Council
  10. Wellington City Council


Full list of website rankings: 

Download the 2017 ALGIM Website Rankings

(PDF, 331.6 KB)

Additional Web Audit Information

 

  • Your website may have changed or improved since our review period.
  • Accessibility tests were undertaken by the Blind Foundation.
  • Although multifaceted, this is a very light assessment and may not reflect the best or worst practices across a whole council site.
  • If a council did not participate in the Web Standards Survey they were given a zero score for the Web Standards compliance component. Similarly, if a council did not participate in the Snapshot Survey of council websites they were given a zero score for the Website Functionality and Online Services component.