World Indigenous Tourism Summit 2018

Waitangi, New Zealand hosted the 2018 World Indigenous Tourism Summit, a forum for Indigenous peoples to discuss tourism, to share collective Indigenous wisdom, knowledge and traditions handed down through generations. Hashtags: #wits18, #kiaorawits This summit introduced a prestigious line up of speakers to provide unique insights into how they have integrated traditional knowledge into compelling …

NetHui Copyright (2018)

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

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 …

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 …

Conservation Week in New Zealand 2017

New Zealand hosts its annual Conservation Week October 14-22 which encourages locals to “love your backyard.” Activities include planting natives, trapping pests, weeding and clean-ups. Do it yourself or join up with local community groups. Hashtag: #lovemybackyard Conservation Week events are organised across Aotearoa. These events provide opportunities to join in, get active and show love …