News and events


27 Feb
Cryptocurrencies have exploded into the mainstream in the last year or so, which has meant that blockchain, coin mining, ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) and other terms once reserved for the nerdy...
20 Feb
Do we need new rights to protect our anonymity? A blog by Ellen Strickland and Jordan Carter, 20 February 2018 The below is adapted from Ellen Stricklands's comments on the Balancing the power of...
20 Feb
InternetNZ today launched a position paper on the future of copyright for New Zealand. “The Internet has opened up new opportunities for creative New Zealanders. Our paper points to those...
19 Feb
19 February 2018 Kia ora koutou, Webstock 2018 is the kind of event that gives me the inspiration and drive to keep working towards a better Internet. As a non-developer at a WebDev conference, some...
12 Feb
12 February 2018 Kia ora koutou and it's another sunny, rainy day in Aotearoa. Recently there's been a fair bit of Internet-y news that is either a) thought-provoking, or b) down-right troubling....
7 Feb
In addition to being Waitangi Day, yesterday was Safer Internet Day. This blog marks the occasion, with James reporting from a security-focused event, and a roundup of Safer Internet activity online...
24 Jan
This week, our Policy Advisor James has been thinking about connections. James tells us about a cable-laying boat connecting New Zealand to the world, about email problems and how to avoid them, and...
17 Jan
What have we built? We've created a public notice Twitter bot, @publicnoticesNZ. This bot is in beta, but is the first step to an automated system where you can be notified about public notices...
17 Jan
This is the third part of the series on our week at the UNIGF. See part two here. The United Nations Internet Governance Forum wrapped up almost a month ago now, but I have been digesting the week...
15 Jan
Posted by Ben Creet at 1.30pm on Monday 15 January. Today, the country returns to full service from the holiday. It's hot here in Wellington, it's Monday and it's time for some links and our thinks...