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December 21

Looking back at community funding

Since 2019 the majority of our grant funding has been aligned with our digital inclusion goals. We have put over $1.4 million towards a variety of initiatives that seek to bridge the digital divide. 

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The other pandemic — how can Aotearoa protect itself against misinformation?

Blog

December 20

The other pandemic — how can Aotearoa protect itself against misinformation?

While Aotearoa and the world continue to battle COVID-19, there is another pandemic that has spread globally and has now taken root in New Zealand. It's called the ‘infodemic.’

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Blog

December 14

Research on UAV-aided Wireless Mesh Networking for Remote NZ Communities complete

In 2019, we funded research being completed by Dr Wanqing Tu. The research has been published through the 2021 IEEE 18th Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference. 

 

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Blog

December 10

Better consultation needed for new Online Safety Code

Media release

December 01

Better consultation needed for new Online Safety Code

Organisations working to improve online safety in New Zealand say lack of community engagement on a new Code of Practice being developed for social media platforms may fail the people it intends to help.

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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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