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Keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from InternetNZ. The digital landscape changes quickly, and we're here to help you make sense of it.

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July 20

Aotearoa AI Summit – Guest blog

In March 2021 we provided grant funding to Petera Hudson, Kevin Shedlock and Maui Husdon to attend and participate in the Aotearoa AI Summit. Petera Hudson has shared his experience in a guest blog...

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Blog

July 16

Domain retention insights for .nz ccTLD

This article provides insights into domain retention of the .nz ccTLD. Understanding domain retention allows us to understand the current market and predict future demand. As the .nz namespace has reached a plateau of growth, improving domain retention has become more important.

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Blog

July 16

InternetNZ’s Māori Design Group

We're recruiting a set of people with diverse perspectives and experience to help shape our development — in the work we do, the ways we engage with Māori, how we tackle challenges of structural racism, how we incorporate te ao Māori into our work — and no doubt in many more ways as well.

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Media release

July 01

Misinformation challenge demands a more effective response

A report was released that shines a light on New Zealanders’ concerns about misinformation online. A stronger response from all parts of New Zealand society and government is needed to tackle this challenge (and related ones) effectively.

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Blog

June 24

Supporting community groups to learn how to better evaluate their work

Our goal in supporting community groups to learn how to evaluate their work has been to build a body of evidence around how to advance digital inclusion, enable them to measure the impacts of their work to attract funding, and ultimately advance digital equity.

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Blog

June 22

Our systems for tackling online harm are woefully inadequate

We're experiencing a more visible wave of online hate and violent extremism targeted towards marginalised communities. Active harm is being done, and the country’s systems for tackling this harm are woefully inadequate to the scale of the challenge.

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Blog

June 21

Awhi Matihiko provides new refugees with Internet and digital support

Working together, New Zealand Red Cross, Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa, the Spark Foundation, and InternetNZ are proud to be a part of the Awhi Matihiko: Red Cross Digital Settlement Package. 

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Blog

June 09

Chatham Islands Community WiFi

Where does our on-demand grant funding go? One of our grants is supporting work that will enable digital literacy on the Chatham Islands to help the local community benefit from the opportunities the Internet can provide. 

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Blog

May 25

Blog

May 25

Research – the University of Auckland and digital inclusion

Christmas Eve 2020 saw the Community Team calling successful grant applicants with good news. This included 3 researchers at the University of Auckland who, spanning the Schools of Information Systems, Nursing and Population Health, are all now busy working to contribute to digital inclusion research in very different ways.

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