NetHui

New Zealand – Since 2010 NetHui brings everybody and anybody that wants to talk about the Internet together. It is not a conference and speakers won’t talk at you all day. NetHui is a community event – made for the community, by the community. Hashtag: #nethui NetHui is New Zealand’s multi-stakeholder event on Internet governance and policy …

WildNZ Links

New Zealand Flag Links relate to Wild New Zealand presented in somewhat random fashion: New Zealand has 14 national parks. The first national park was created in 1887 (Tongariro National Park). The largest park is Fiordland National Park. Taking a long walk? http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/things-to-do/walking-and-tramping Hikurangi Marine Reserve, the largest marine reserve adjoining the mainland, was recently …

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19

Mark the dates in 2019. The Institute of Development Studies at Massey University hosts the first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference January 24-25, 2019 at the Albany campus, Auckland, New Zealand. Hashtag: #Tourism4SDGs19 Key Links https://tourism-sdg.nz https://tourism-sdg.nz/2018/07/02/tourism4sdgs https://tourism-sdg.nz/call-for-papers https://twitter.com/Tourism4SDGs Background The Sustainable Development Goals, ratified at the United Nations in 2015 and set …

#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 …

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 …

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Sheep Entrance New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world famous for …

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 …

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 …