Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand

Photo: Peter Harper Wellington – The Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, features exhibits on national history and culture. Take a look at Mahuki, the museum’s innovation accelerator. Key Links tepapa.govt.nz Embedded Tweets Te Papa is looking beautiful this sunny morning – day two of #ndfnz begins! pic.twitter.com/3nhDECiffE — Catalyst Koha (@catalystkoha) November 20, 2018 …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations in the world, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing …

Matariki

Poster Matariki is a distinctly New Zealand (Aotearoa) 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 2020 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New …

NetHui

New Zealand – NetHui – .nethui.org.nz – is New Zealand’s multi-stakeholder event on Internet governance and policy issues. Since 2010 brings people together to talk about the Internet together for face-to-face gatherings livestreamed and shared with the world. There are notable keynote speakers and government officials. Sessions also include smaller, more interactive sessions. Notes are taken …

Fiordland National Park

Photo: Bernard Spragg, On Doubtful Sound The largest of New Zealand’s 14 national parks is Fiordland with an area of 12,607 square kilometers (4,868 sq miles). The park is administered by the Department of Conservation. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/YkF2GMQ56aHjtzXd6 Milford Track The Milford Track is one of the most famous Great Walks in New Zealand. Places …

Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Photo: Royal Albatross New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the fifth season the Department of Conversation has a webcam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of Conservation staff …

Wild New Zealand

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity, and parks in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Features Department of Conservation New Zealand Great Walks in New Zealand Birds Kākāpō Kea Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura Ministry for the Environment Motto: Aotearoa – he whenua mana kura mō te tangata Making New Zealand Aotearoa the most liveable place in the world …

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Heaphy Track, Karamea 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 …

Wild New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag Links relate to Wild New Zealand (Aotearoa) presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @Spokesbird @envirohistoryNZ @LCR_NZ @AlisonBallance @RNZScience @EDS_NewZealand @Forest_and_Bird @NZGreens @valentinadinica @wildsidenz @DOCWestCoast @NZGreatWalks @outdoorsnz_nz @Forest_and_Bird @nzbirdsonline @newzealandbirds @upcountrynz @NZConJobs @sciblogsnz @OSNZBirdsNZ @FMC_NZ @DOCTSAmbassador @rebecca_jarvis @kimi_collins Hashtag #wildnz Trees Kereru are the only remaining species able to disperse the large seeds …

New Zealand’s West Coast

Photo: Haast New Zealand (Aotearoa) – The West Coast is the wild west in many ways, it has a population of around 34,000 along a long coastal strip on the western side of the Southern Alps. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/EuJ6nMDqR8S6yBSi9 The weather can be a little wild too with storms coming off the Tasman Sea and …