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Have your say: digital identity for Aotearoa

Submission

November 25

Have your say: digital identity for Aotearoa

The Digital Identity Systems Trust Framework Bill proposes new rules to regulate and enable the use of digital identity systems in New Zealand. The Bill is being considered by Parliament and submissions are open until 2 December.

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Te Ora Hou Wellington East Bridging the Digital Divide

Blog

November 24

Te Ora Hou Wellington East Bridging the Digital Divide

As we all know, the time between early 2020 and now has thrown up plenty of challenges. Running a skills programme with adults and local youth was no easy feat, but Te Ora Hou saw the value in persisting.

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A traversal view of the .nz space: content and technology

Blog

November 19

A traversal view of the .nz space: content and technology

In this blog, we are looking at content, languages and content management systems used on .nz sites.

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A new toolkit for digital inclusion initiatives

Blog

November 09

A new toolkit for digital inclusion initiatives

We are excited to launch our evaluation toolkit for digital inclusion initiatives across Aotearoa. It will support community groups as they learn how to evaluate their work as they strive for digital equity. 

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Have your say: a digital strategy for Aotearoa

Submission

November 04

Have your say: a digital strategy for Aotearoa

The digital strategy is where the government will set its future direction and priorities for a digital New Zealand. Submissions were due 10 November 2021.

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New Māori Design Group to help InternetNZ create better outcomes for Māori

Media release

November 01

New Māori Design Group to help InternetNZ create better outcomes for Māori

A specialist Māori Design Group has been established to support InternetNZ to deepen its understanding of te Ao Māori and improve Māori relationships and outcomes.

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A traversal view of the .nz space: activity and popularity

Blog

October 13

A traversal view of the .nz space: activity and popularity

Our systems handle over 60 billion DNS queries per month for .nz domains. That’s a lot of data. So how many .nz domains are active and which ones are the most popular?

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Accessibility of the top 1,000 NZ home pages

Blog

October 12

Accessibility of the top 1,000 NZ home pages

In 2020, Access Advisors set out to audit the top 1,000 websites in Aotearoa for interface accessibility. The results provide an important call to action for anyone with a website to improve and a baseline to gauge improvements in web accessibility over time.

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SeniorNet — SeniorHangouts and evaluation

Blog

September 28

SeniorNet — SeniorHangouts and evaluation

The lockdowns of 2020 highlighted the importance of using technology to address issues of social isolation and to enable key functions such as contact tracing, banking, education and health management. It threw up some new challenges for SeniorNet.

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A traversal view of the .nz space: security

Blog

September 20

A traversal view of the .nz space: security

At InternetNZ, we are passionate about the .nz domains, and we are always looking for new things to learn about it. In this series of blog posts, we’d like to show the difference between namespaces under .nz.

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