Activity report Q1 2022-23

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Kia ora,

The purpose of this report is to summarise the delivery of our strategies and plans, and highlight the key metrics that matter to the ongoing health of our organisation.

Our objectives for Q1 of 2022/23 were:

  • commence our committed review of structural racism
  • farewel Jordan Carter as our Chief Executive, and transition the leadership to Andrew Cushen as our Interim Chief Executive while recruitment commenced for a permanent appointment
  • kick start the delivery of the commitments in the 2022/23 Annual Plan
  • lead out strategic messaging on benefits to all New Zealanders, particularly on challenges and the action required on social media platforms. 

Our team has done a fine job of delivering these objectives for the quarter, and we are proud to report on the achievements of our metrics below.

Andrew Cushen, Interim Chief Executive

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Our Internet that benefits rei kura work gets us featured in media more often than any other work we do. In Q1, InternetNZ appeared in 82 media stories in total. The most common themes were the regulation of harmful online content and social media platforms. Our role in taking a stance on it, and advocating for a better, safer Internet is being noticed and we are being invited to comment and provide our expertise on the matter.

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FTE permanent employees

At the end of Q1, we had 34.5 FTE permanent employees. This number is down 2.0 from the prior quarter. 

Arrivals and departures

We welcomed one member to our whanau: Tumuwhanake | GM Customer and Product. We farewelled three of our team mates: UX Designer, Community Advisor, Group Chief Executive

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Health, safety and wellbeing

Health and Safety Rep training is underway for several members of the HSW committee to improve knowledge and awareness.

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