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

Whānau Ora

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Whānau Ora (“family health”) is a major contemporary indigenous health initiative in New Zealand driven by Māori cultural values. Its core goal is to empower communities and extended families (whānau) to support families within the community context rather than individuals within an institutional context. Government Whānau Ora puts whānau and families in control …

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 …

Māori Links

Māori Flag Updating our coverage before Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) Links related to the Māori people and culture presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @DigitalMaori @kupumaorinz @reomaori @maoritv @RNZ_TeAhiKaa @TeManuKorihi @maorismartapps @timeunlimited Headlines https://boingboing.net/2018/10/15/coca-cola-trying-to-mix-maori.html The Best of Te Ahi Kaa 2017 – Ngā kōrero o te tau http://e-tangata.co.nz/news/lisa-matisoosmith-from-africa-to-aotearoa Ngai Tahu …

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 Dùn 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 …