Māori Links

Māori Flag Updating our New Zealand coverage before Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) Links related to the Māori people and culture presented in somewhat random fashion: Events February 6 Treaty of Waitangi March 22-26 Te Matatini Kapa Haka – Facebook June 25 Matariki September Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori …

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 …

Red Peak

Buzzwords Debates about the New Zealand flag New Zealand Flag engaging-with-government: the-nz-flag http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2015/dec/11/new-zealand-flag-referendum-first-results-live http://www.elections.org.nz/flag http://www.elections.org.nz/news-media/last-chance-enrol-vote-first-flag-referendum http://www.designassembly.org.nz/articles/the-fit-of-peak-and-the-need-to-vote https://twitter.com/aucklandmuseum/status/665651809604775936 http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/the-flag-debate/73991557/Opinion-Red-Peak-has-the-same-qualities-that-define-us-as-New-Zealanders https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand_flag_referendums,_2015%E2%80%9316 http://yorrike.com/post/128302897649/hypno-flag-is-the-best-option http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/201775057/playing-favourites-with-aaron-dustin #RedPeak at the intersection of social media and good flag design (Minute 25:00 http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/sat/sat-20151017-1005-playing_favourites_with_aaron_dustin-048.mp3) @various @SaturdayRNZ @romanmars http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11508844 https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/facebook-likes-and-petitions-fail-to-get-red-peak-back-into-flag-contention-q09352 http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/key-rules-out-adding-red-peak-to-referendum-2015090708#axzz3kzaKdZNs http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/71792805/red-peak-flag-not-an-option-john-key-says http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/71204570/reddit-ranks-new-zealands-flag-options http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11506245 https://www.facebook.com/redpeakflag http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11507494 http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/283459/flag-the-rest,-the-red-peak-is-best,-says-campaigner http://www.radiolive.co.nz/DUNCAN-GARNER-The-unpopular-truth-about-Red-Peak/tabid/615/articleID/97289/Default.aspx http://www.3news.co.nz/tvshows/story/poll-should-the-red-peak-flag-be-included-as-an-option-in-the-flag-referendum-2015090714 Red Peak – Radio NZ Social …

New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag Links related to New Zealand presented in somewhat random fashion New Zealand National Library https://natlib.govt.nz https://www.facebook.com/NationalLibraryNZ https://twitter.com/nlnz Headlines http://nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11808227 http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/summer-days/audio/201829489/tourism-troubles-on-the-west-coast John’s gone: The end of NZ’s Mr Feelgood http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/nz-earthquake/86838272/watch-how-the-78-quake-rippled-through-new-zealand http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/201788671/old-ghost-road-trail http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/you-told-nz-energy-80-renewable-couldnt-be-further-truth http://www.ripitup.co.nz/culture/new-zealand-a-users-guide http://ngaitahu.iwi.nz/our_stories/compelling-evidence http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/tapa-whenua-naming-places http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/living/articles/a-year-living-and-working-in-new-zealand.shtml http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/wellbeing/8191158/The-call-of-the-wild http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10904305 2017 General Election http://www.radionz.co.nz/specials/election2017 http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/338451/ardern-v-english-leaders-clash-gets-heated https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand_general_election,_2017 http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/342071/labour-nz-first-govt-how-did-it-get-to-this Algim17 http://www.algim.org.nz/algim-events/annual-conf-infra/speaker-presentations https://twitter.com/algiminc/status/932419441794543618 Google Docs Collaboration in NZ …

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Sheep Entrance New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world famous for …

5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology #scob2018

Hashtags Right now in Wellington, New Zealand The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Oceania section is proud to team up with Victoria University of Wellington to host the 5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology to be held on July 3-5, 2018. Hashtag: #SCOB2018 The meeting will bring together the community of conservation professionals to address …

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 …

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 …