New Zealand government using Drupal

The New Zealand government is using Drupal at The site features information about all their ministers, their speeches, press releases, ministerial briefings, major government initiatives and more. (Hat tip: Bevan Rudge)

Beehive govt nz


Duncan (not verified):

As a kiwi I take a great deal of pride that our little country gets a mention on such a prestigious site - Dries means of course New Zealand (, the small country in the South-West Pacific (famous for rugby, lawn bowls & Lion Red), as opposed to Zeeland, the small province in South-West holland :)

September 18, 2008
Bevan (not verified):

If you live in NZ and are reading this, then you outta know about DrupalSouth; NZ's Drupal Event for 2008. DrupalSouth will bring NZ's Drupal community together for the first nation-wide Drupal event and the first ever Drupal camp in NZ. We can't wait to see you there!

Thanks for the hat-tip Dries, however I didn't discover this one myself. IIRC it was Jonathan Hunt who tipped me off yesterday!

September 18, 2008
Jonathan Hunt (not verified):

Drupal has a growing presence in New Zealand Government: see also (Ministry for the Environment), (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry) for starters.

September 18, 2008
Erin Rush (not verified):

We developed the Beehive site in Drupal, another government site we did in Drupal is and quasi-government (funded by Wellington City Council) is


October 30, 2008