Great Walks in New Zealand

Photo: Flying Kiwi Tours, Routeburn Track New Zealand’s nine (soon to be ten!) Great Walks are premier tracks that pass through diverse and spectacular scenery. From native forests, lakes and rivers to rugged mountain peaks, deep gorges and vast valleys…there’s a Great Walk for everyone! – DOC International visitors – check new prices for Milford, …

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 09.2018

Twitter Profile Snapshots of the September 2018 USA trip of New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: Key Links https://www.labour.org.nz/jacindaardern https://twitter.com/jacindaardern Embedded Tweets Jacinda Ardern used her debut speech to the UN to directly challenge the view of the world outlined by Donald Trump https://t.co/v0WqRTygLa pic.twitter.com/iaUAxao7Iu — The Sydney Morning Herald (@smh) September 28, 2018 New …

Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism

Posters Join us on a virtual tour of travel and tourism in New Zealand (Aotearoa). Related to this feature is a Google Doc: Collaboration in New Zealand Travel and Tourism — https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YiYNLbBqoMksx3aftECKi4rMdupAmMFe8QL3TaS9lNA/edit — that anyone can edit. Obviously, we’d like people who can be knowledgeable and helpful to participate. Questions Are there examples of travel trade …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning and public usage. Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Look for details online Te Taura …

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 tourism strategy of New Zealand (Aotearoa). Elsewhere on the Web Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and conservation …

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 …

Red Peak

Buzzwords Debates about the flag of New Zealand 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 …

5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology (2018)

Hashtags 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 conservation challenges and …