New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2018

Poster Wellington, New Zealand – The National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosts its annual conference November 19-21, 2018. Registration is now open. The forum is a network working together to enhance digital interaction with culture and heritage. In addition to the conference, arranges local events, and supports professional development opportunities. To get a sense …

Manawatu

The Manawatu District is a local government district in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region in the North Island of New Zealand. Key Links http://www.manawatunz.co.nz http://www.mdc.govt.nz http://www.mdc.govt.nz/Your_Council/History Embedded Tweets New Zealand's biggest Internet conference, #NetHui, is heading to Manawatu on 5 October! This is our first stop in a three-location Roadtrip so keep an eye on our page …

Celebrating Matariki (2018)

Poster: Matariki New Zealand – Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand – Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, is a government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of the country (Māori, English and New Zealand Sign Language). The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori …

Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam

Photo: Royal Albatross New Zealand – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the third year New Zealand’s Department of Conversation has a web cam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of Conservation …

#TRENZ2018

Around 300 international travel sellers come to New Zealand for the event and meet with New Zealand operators for one-on-one appointments over three days. TRENZ is an excellent way to get to know the offshore travel trade, educate them about your product and build business relationships, as well as to network with hundreds of other …

Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism

New Zealand has some of the best livestreaming video in the world, including NetHui and RoyalCam. We are updating our NZ-focused resources and suggestions are welcome. One of collaborative editing available is a Google Doc: Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism — https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YiYNLbBqoMksx3aftECKi4rMdupAmMFe8QL3TaS9lNA/edit — that anyone can edit. Focus on this for a moment — how …

Anzac

Buzzwords Anzac Day is April 25 and honors members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought and died on this day in 1915 at Gallipoli during World War I. Recommended Listening 2013 Anzac Day Dawn Service Anzac Day – ABC Anzac myth Bad characters in the AIF Albany’s bid for Anzac …

Kahu huruhuru

Lingo Cards It’s fun to learn the Māori language. Kahu huruhuru = Feather cloak Huruhuru = Feather Kahu = Cloak Newsworthy In the news because Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wore the kahu to Buckingham Palace for a dinner hosted by the Queen of England to celebrate the Commonwealth. Elsewhere on the Web Māori treasure kahu …