Matariki

Poster Matariki is a distinctly New Zealand celebration. 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. In 2018 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New Zealand …

NetHui Copyright

New Zealand – NetHui Copyright took place March 12 at Te Papa, Wellington and features Cory Doctorow (@doctorow). The Google form Get Involved allows participants to propose sessions, meetups and/or side events, share speaker and panelist ideas, and volunteer. The keynote address takes place at 11am, followed by the launch of ‘Copyright in the Digital …

Otago

New Zealand’s Otago is located in the southeast of the South Island. The Maori name is ‘Otakou’ which means ‘red earth.’ Current Time Time and Date Event Announcer Planeta.com New Zealand = Aotearoa Dunedin Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ

Wellington, New Zealand – The National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz 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. Key Links http://www.ndf.org.nz http://www.ndf.org.nz/livestream http://www.ndf.org.nz/ndf-this-year http://www.ndf.org.nz/waiata https://www.youtube.com/user/NDFNZ https://twitter.com/NDFNZ Presentations NDF issued a call for papers to hear from people …

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 fourth 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 …

Dunedin

Photo Dunedin is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region. Its name comes from DĂčn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic name for Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Key Links http://www.dunedinnz.com http://www.dunedin.govt.nz Wikipedia Dunedin Planeta.com Otago New Zealand = Aotearoa Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2017

Wellington, New Zealand – The National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosted its annual conference November 21-22, 2017. 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. Hashtags:  #NDFNZ , #NDF2017 Program http://www.ndf.org.nz/programme https://ndf2017.sched.com Videos Pia Andrews (nee Waugh) Harkanwal Singh YouTube …

Trust and Freedom on the Internet: Nethui 2017

Photo: Moeraki Boulders NetHui is New Zealand’s multi-stakeholder event on Internet governance and policy issues.. Hashtag: #nethui The theme for NetHui 2017 was Trust and Freedom on the Internet. The 2017 event took place November 9-10 in Auckland at the Aotea Centre. Key Links https://2017.nethui.nz https://2017.nethui.nz/code-of-conduct https://2017.nethui.nz/venue https://www.facebook.com/NetHuiNZ https://twitter.com/NetHuiNZ https://livestream.com/i-filmservices November 8 On the day before …

Auckland Bikes

Auckland, New Zealand Announcing the new Waterview Shared Path which connects communities from Waterview to Mt Roskill with a network of cycleways to destinations all over the city. The Waterview Shared Path also joins the popular Northwestern Cycleway which will take you directly into the city, along Te Ara I Whiti, the Lightpath, and down to Auckland’s waterfront. Or …