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Building the NetHui programme

I wanted to invite people one last time to get involved and let you know the next steps, where the NetHui community will start bringing the 2017 programme together.

Conference grants awarded to help the development of the Internet

The purpose of the conference attendance community grants round is to help the New Zealand Internet community participate in relevant conferences and events related to the development of the Internet.

InternetNZ announces 2016/2017 strategic partners

Every year we enter into strategic partnerships with organisations that align with our vision and goals. We work with these partners on a range of issues and provide funding so that they can keep doing what they do best.

We're pleased to announce our strategic partners for the 2016/2017 financial year. We're providing them with $280,000 over the year to ensure they are able to make improvements to the Internet and technology sector.

International expert on human rights and the Internet visiting NZ next week

We are very excited to have Niels ten Oever visiting New Zealand next week. Niels is an international expert in human rights in a digital world, and is the Head of Digital at Article 19, an international organisation dedicated to defending freedom of expression and information.

Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum kicks off today!

Ellen StricklandBlog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ
27 July 2016

ICANN56: policy forum in Helsinki

Ellen StricklandBlog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ
14 July 2016

Late last month, I attended the first ICANN Policy Forum - the new name and format for the midyear meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). It took place in Helsinki, Finland.

NetHui 2016...coming soon

Ellen StricklandA blog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ
3 June 2016

Over the past few months we've been busy planning NetHui 2016 - and it's going to look a little different this year...

Over $100,000 of community grants given to Internet research

Ellen StricklandA blog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ
10 March 2016 

NetHui - let's hit the road in 2016

EllenStricklandA blog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ
28 January 2016

It's a new year and many people have been asking about NetHui 2016.

The InternetNZ team and Council have received such great feedback about the five successful national NetHui events and two NetHuiSouth events held with the community since 2011.

IGF underway in Brasil

EllenA blog post from Ellen Stickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ
11 November 2015

The 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is officially underway in Joao Pessoa, Brasil, with the official opening ceremony having just taken place.  The IGF is a multistakeholder, democratic and transparent forum which facilitates discussions on Internet issues. You can read more about the history and purpose of the IGF here: