NZ Govt on Tableau Public

Tableau is being used by various government agencies and affiliates to share insights with the New Zealand public.

Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission publishes PAT, a Performance Accessibility Tool for electricity distributors via Tableau. This includes data and analysis on each electricity distributors' profitability and revenue, capital and operating expenditure, and reliability data.

The Performance Accessibility Tool uses data that the Commerce Commission collects from the 29 electricity distribution businesses that they regulate in accordance with information disclosure requirements.

View and interact with PAT here

Also see: ComCom's video guide to PAT

Department of Conservation

Electricity Authority

The Electricity Authority publish this Retail Market Snapshot, which highlights key changes in the New Zealand retail electricity market over time. This snapshot is a summary of selected retail electricity market performance indicators since 2010.

View and interact with the Retail Market Snapshot

Users are encouraged to engage and interact with the information to see how the electricity market has evolved since 2010.

Financial Markets Authority (FMA)

FMA KiwiSaver Tracker in Tableau

The FMA publishes KiwiSaver data in an interactive format to prompt discussion, engagement and debate on the relationship between investment risk, returns and fees.

The FMA KiwiSaver Tracker shows a) the risk profile, returns and fees for each fund, b) a % figure for how much of the return is paid to the fund manager in fees (excluding fixed management fees) and how much is paid to investors and c) data that currently covers the past year and average five-year returns.

Health Quality & Safety Commission

The HQSC publishes a publicly-available dashboard of health system quality that shows how NZ district health boards (DHBs) are performing in a variety of areas. The dashboard takes information from a range of sources and puts it together in one place.

A simple-to-read, interactive chart make it easy for users to ‘drill down’ into the data without having to look through different areas on the HQSC website, and for providers and consumers to access the various information that HQSC publishes about DHBs at a glance, including how this changes over time.

See also: FAQ guide on interpreting the 'dartboard'.

Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR)

ESR provide up-to-date information on how influenza is tracking throughout New Zealand, as well as its severity. In a first for flu surveillance, this dashboard will give a measure of the impact of the flu through the season on a near real-time basis.

The dashboard has been developed to help the health sector’s management of the flu, and also provide a guide to members of the public who want to find out how flu is tracking through the season.

Click here to view and interact with the ESR flu dashboard.

Ministry of Transport

Ministry of Transport has released Transport Dashboards using Tableau. The dashboards offer a variety of statistics, interactive graphics, and data download capabilities.

Explore Household Travel, Road Transport, and Public Transport topics. Future topics include Cycling and Walking, and Air Passenger and Freight. 

This screenshot compares % of 15-24 year olds holding a Full Driver's License against those aged 75+ over time. Click here to interact and compare other age groups.

New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police are actively sharing crime and police activity data and insights with the NZ public.

New Zealand Police Tableau Public profile

A variety of interactive reports and visualisations are accessible, including:

  •  • Where and when crimes occurred across New Zealand
  •  • Offender and victim demographics, and
  •  • Activities (crime and non-crime related) that demand Police time

Sport New Zealand

Sport New Zealand’s interactive Insights Tool is designed to help those operating in the sport and recreation sector to better understand their participants and plan for future demand. Users will develop a better understanding of New Zealand’s changing population and the different ways people are participating in sport and recreation.

The Insights Tool combines sport, recreation, health, population and schools data. Both the public and the sector can better understand what’s happening at a local level throughout the country.

State Services Commission (SSC)

The SSC publicly releases analysis on the State sector workforce so NZers have more visibility about who works in our public agencies, what their roles are, how much people earn and where it is they go to work.

The analysis shows trends over time, at an individual agency level and aggregated up to Public Service level, and assists agencies in making informed decisions about their workforce, to improve the delivery public services.

Examples include Remuneration & Wage Trends, Diversity & Inclusion, and Government agency comparison such as their gender pay gap, and average salary.