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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.

Latest updates

We farewell Jordan Carter

May 13

We farewell Jordan Carter

Jordan has dedicated 19 years to InternetNZ and nine of those as CEO. We are so grateful to have had his leadership, skills, guidance and passion throughout this time. 

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In memory of Frank March

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May 02

In memory of Frank March

InternetNZ is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Frank March.

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REAP - Digital inclusion project

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April 19

REAP - Digital inclusion project

Rural Education Activities Programme is a lifelong learning not-for-profit that delivers a variety of educational and family support programmes. They work to redress the disadvantages experienced by people in rural areas in accessing the range and depth of activities and services enjoyed by their urban counterparts.

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April 13

Grants announcement — community building to combat online hate

We're excited to announce the recipients of our latest on-demand grant round — Shore Junction, The  University of Otago, and Multicultural Nelson Tasman.

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April 13

Grants announcement — community grants that help to minimise online harms

We're excited to announce the recipients of our latest on-demand grant round — Gender Minorities Aotearoa, Manukau Institute of Technology, and Lady Khadija Trust.

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April 13

Grants announcement — an Internet that benefits

We're excited to announce the recipients of our latest on-demand grant round — Courageous Conversation Aotearoa Foundation, Inclusive Aotearoa Collective Tāhono, Canterbury Muslim Community Trust, and Humanity Matters New Zealand.

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.nz, harmful content, and how we make the system work

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April 06

.nz, harmful content, and how we make the system work

We are part of a community in Aotearoa that is painfully aware of how the landscape on these issues has become more challenging over the last few years — particularly due to some websites in circulation online at the moment. 

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April 06

Fostering belonging and inclusion online

ActionStation is an independent community campaigning organisation with a mission to tautoko (support) and whakamana (uplift) New Zealanders to act together in powerful and coordinated ways to create what we cannot achieve on our own. 

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InternetNZ grant changes

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March 30

InternetNZ grant changes

InternetNZ uses the profits from the sale of .nz domain names to distribute funding to the community. We have distributed funding through a range of partnerships and contestable grant rounds, but our approach has gradually shifted over the years.

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Brent Carey leaving Domain Name Commission to become Netsafe CEO

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March 22

Brent Carey leaving Domain Name Commission to become Netsafe CEO

Brent Carey is stepping down as the Domain Name Commissioner to become the CEO of Netsafe.

 

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