#WildNZ

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity and parks in New Zealand Features Great Walks in New Zealand Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam Conservation Week in New Zealand 2017 Headlines New Zealand’s New Way: Lou Sanson In a national park, an avalanche of opposition – Newsroom Embedded Tweets Visitor numbers from some of our most popular conservation sites …

Māori Language

Planeta.com spotlights the annual Māori Language Week. We are updating this page with key links, headlines and links to social web channels including Facebook and Twitter. Suggestions are welcome. Key Links Māori Language Commission http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/livestream/ Headlines Meet Aoife Finn: An Irishwoman who has never been to NZ but is mad about te reo – @aoinifh …

Kaitiakitanga

Buzzwords Kaitiakitanga (Ky – tee – ah – kee – tongue – ah ) is a Māori word which means the ‘guardianship of the environment that supports us’ aka stewardship Along with manaakitanga (hospitality), kaitiakitanga is a cornerstone in the New Zealand tourism strategy. Elsewhere on the Web Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation – Te …

Manaakitanga

Buzzwords Manaakitanga = respect for hosts and kindness to guests Along with kaitiakitanga, manaakitanga is a cornerstone in the New Zealand tourism strategy. The Māori Language Commission chose Manaakitanga as the theme for the 2011 Māori Language Week. More about this on my 2011 blog Translating How would you translate ‘manaakitanga’ in other languages? Recommended …

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 …

Tui

Photo: Aidan Wojtas, Tui 2013 Tüï (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) live throughout much of New Zealand and its outlying islands, including the sub-tropical Kermadec and sub-Antarctic Auckland islands. The Chatham Islands subspecies is larger than that of the mainland. – DOC A hui of tui Now taking suggestions for the collective noun to describe a group of …

Christchurch

Photo: Ron Mader, Penguins The largest city on the South Island and the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch has a population of about 367,000. It is located in Canterbury. Tautahi means “the place of Tautahi” and was adopted as the general Māori name for Christchurch City in the 1930s. The name is derived from the Ngai Tahu …

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 …