Blogs

InternetNZ contributes to growth of Internet knowledge in NZ

$15,000 was available to fund individuals or organisations attending conferences and events related to the development of the Internet. We are pleased to be able support these individuals with their growth of knowledge and networks in the Internet space.

Talking to Parliament about disinformation

We briefly spoke about local government's desire to trial online voting, but primarily we appeared to make one major point - the Committee, Parliament and our government agencies need to be thinking about influence campaigns and "fake news", or more importantly - disinformation.

An update from the ITU's Plenipotentiary Conference

Cyber security, Internet policy and more at the ITU - update from the CEO

.nz Framework Policy Review 2018

InternetNZ is seeking submissions as part of a review of the .nz Framework Policy, which needs to be updated to reflect the changes made as part of the Organisational Review of 2017.

Being cyber smart with your .nz domain name

Cyber Smart Week has made an impact this week, and organisations across New Zealand are promoting safer online habits. Here's a few tips to keep in mind if you use a .nz domain name.

Celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in the .nz domain name space

Language – it’s something we use every day, from the most casual conversation to the formality of education, government, and business. We often take it for granted. And, as many of us know, language is living – it evolves and transforms to meet our ever-changing needs.

Here in New Zealand, we have three official languages: English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language. This week, we’re focusing on te Reo Māori.

InternetNZ wants to hear from you about #fakenews

Join the discussion. We will use your input to inform our work, and put out a report later this year.

Worried about porn AGAIN? Filtering the Internet is STILL NOT the answer

Filtering porn out of the Internet is back in the news again. To cut to the chase - don’t break the Internet in response to moral outrage about porn. There are other answers and solutions; the most important of which involve New Zealanders using the large number of solutions they have at their own disposal to manage content in their homes and with their families.

Four new Fellows to InternetNZ

Last night we held the 2018 InternetNZ AGM. I was very honoured to announce and acknowledge four outstanding people who we made Fellows of InternetNZ.