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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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Blog

July 18

Progressing digital equity within the community

Recognising and celebrating a couple of groups who have been working hard and progressing digital equity within the community in quite different ways.

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Blog

July 05

Constellation models — empowering communities

We love to see communities empowered to come together on issues that matter to them and develop meaningful solutions. We have recently seen a couple of groups using a 'constellation model' as a framework for building grassroots scalable solutions-oriented action.  

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Aotearoa needs solutions to harmful online content

Media release

June 29

Aotearoa needs solutions to harmful online content

New research released today emphasises our growing concern for harmful content online. 83% of New Zealanders are concerned about harmful or inappropriate content on social media, video-sharing sites or other websites.

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Better together — digital inclusion

June 20

Better together — digital inclusion

At InternetNZ, we value working alongside others to do more good by working together. Recently, we have combined our efforts with others in the sector to help get device access and connectivity to two vulnerable groups.

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Digital inclusion grant announcement 2021/22

Blog

May 26

Digital inclusion grant announcement 2021/22

We want to improve digital equity. Having access to the Internet, and being confident to use it, is more important than ever.

To this end, we are very proud to share our latest grant funding in this area.

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Blog

May 17

Some highlights of research funded by InternetNZ

Sociodigital Research, Dr Caroline Keen - Surviving the 'new normal': Seeking sustainable income by raising the digital capital of women over 50'. AUT, Dr Caroline Qi and Dr Grace Wang, Digital inclusion of migrant owners of small businesses.

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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

Blog

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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Blog

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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