Snapshot of our community funding 2022-2023

Our support for the Internet in NZ

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InternetNZ | Ipurangi Aotearoa funding and sponsorship comes from .nz domain name sales. We want to support the growth of the Internet community in Aotearoa. How do we do this? We distribute funds through partner organisations, run contestable grant rounds, collaborate with other funders, and sponsor community initiatives.

Latest funding in review

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in sponsorships

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supported through partners

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granted to 37 community initiatives

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in collaborative funding

Investing in partners

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Each year we work with trusted partner organisations, others whose vision and kaupapa aligns with our own. This year we have continued to work closely alongside long standing partners, as well as starting to develop new partnerships as we work towards becoming a Te Tiriti o Waitangi-centric organisation.



Collaborative funding

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We have continued to work alongside other funding organisations to achieve more good through shared resourcing. We call this collaborative funding.


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Over recent years we have focused time, effort, and funding on supporting communities towards digital equity. This year, with more of us able to take advantage of what the Internet has to offer, we have been giving careful consideration to how we help to make the Internet better for the people of Aotearoa. With this in mind, we have run on demand grant rounds with the goal of being responsive to community needs.



This year we distributed $132,000 in sponsorship funding to support communities and help showcase the work we do to keep .nz humming.

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