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- .nz Domain Name Commission
The DNC manages the .nz domain name space and protects the interests and rights of everyone involved in using it. Site provides information on registering a domain name and introduces the Dispute Resolution Service. Includes lists of authorised registrars, .nz policies and procedures, DNCL news and PDF newsletters, FAQs, and statistics.
- .NZ newsletter
Newsletter of the Domain Name Commission (DNC) which covers issues related to the registration and management of the .nz domain name. Issues available in full-text.
- .nz Registry Services
.nz Registry Services (NZRS) has the exclusive right to operate and manage the register of domain names in the .nz domain name space.
- 2020 Communications Trust : [Web site]
Site includes information about the 2020 Communications Trust and its aims, and news on digital initiatives and programmes.
- Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa
Introduces the Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa, a project to provide free access to broadband internet services in New Zealand public libraries, and the partner libraries involved.
- AskShareGive : [web site]
AskShareGive is an online community where people share their time, skills, transport, and old or unused goods.
- Attitude's New Zealand search guide
This site provides information on search engines and directories focused on New Zealand websites. Includes links to information on promoting websites and searching for information.
- Auckland web meetup
Information about a monthly meetup of Auckland web developers and designers.
- Avatar news
Newsletter of the company Avatar, about the marketing and design of websites. Includes New Zealand sites of interest.
FAQs about car ownership; free odometer history and fuel efficiency reports; blog; reports about vehicles individuals are planning to buy or sell are available for purchase.
- Connecting the clouds : the internet in New Zealand
A wiki for the book by Keith Newman on the history of the internet in New Zealand. Includes access to the book in chapter headings with pages for discussion on the content and later changes. Has additional content post publication.
For people interested in Dublin Core metadata standards and practices.
- Down to the wire : the story of New Zealand's internet
Traces the history of the internet in New Zealand year by year from 1989. Each year is introduced by a short video featuring Madeleine Sami. Has video interviews with key players and the facility to add a contribution.
- e-Gov Watch : best practice web assessments
Evaluates New Zealand government websites.
- FAQ : the nz.* usenet hierarchy
The nz.* hierarchy is a group of Usenet newsgroups that are primarily distributed within and to do with New Zealand.
- Government ICT directions and priorities : driving change for lower cost, higher quality public services
Resource for government agency people in New Zealand who need up-to-date, accessible and authoritative e-government information and resources. Includes information about e-government strategy; standards and guidelines; policy and reports.
- Humanities machine : a New Zealand digital humanities portal
A portal to online resources in the humanities. Includes details about courses in the digital humanities, and a directory of organisations that provide access to digital resources in the arts and literature.
Igovt helps people prove their identity to government service providers securely via the Internet. Provides information about the igovt logon service and the igovt identity verification service.
- Internet peace gateway : the online directory of groups in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Online directory of websites of peace groups in New Zealand.
- Internet Service Providers Association of New Zealand
ISPANZ is a group of Internet technologists and entrepreneurs who are committed to encouraging innovation and the development of information and communication technology in New Zealand. ISPANZ intend to educate their users, the public and various facets of government of the issues facing New Zealand ISPs.
- InternetNZ digest
InternetNZ Digest provides the contents of a weekly news digest sent by email to members of InternetNZ (The Internet Society of New Zealand). It is updated on a daily basis, along with other links of potential interest to members.
Information about InternetNZ, the Internet Society of New Zealand, including membership information, reports, and background information about the Internet.
- iStart : New Zealand's e-business portal
E-business portal with case studies, industry reports and information on running a business in an electronic environment. Subscription available for weekly newsletter.
- Karaitiana N. Taiuru
Personal web page. Provides computer and internet tips and free software for Māori language and genealogical use, including information about iwi.nz and .maori.nz.
- Katipo Communications Ltd.
Outlines the work done by web design company Katipo Communications Ltd. Includes advice on planning a web site and useful links for authors and designers. Provides information on the free open source library system, Koha.
- Kete Horowhenua : the stories of the district as told by its people
A digital library of images, audio, video and documents which have been collected and catalogued by the Horowhenua community, using open source software.
- Kia ora InterLinkers!
A project of the British Council in New Zealand, to establish relationships between 24 paired schools in New Zealand and Britain via the internet. This site is the result of the project and contains many examples of the cultural and social exchanges that have taken place.
- NetGuide web
Website of New Zealand NetGuide magazine.
- NetSafe : the Internet Safety Group
ISG site provides information for schools, and for children, young adults and parents. Also includes an Internet safety kit, links to organisations involved in the creation of the safety kit, reports from research projects, interviews, and information on law enforcement and the Internet.
- Netsafe netbasics
Includes animated short films and textual information illustrating internet security issues such as downloads, firewalls, spam, malware, phising, password protection, staying safe online, updating for security and backing up data.
- New Zealand government web toolkit
Information about the NZ government's standards for designing Government and related websites. Includes guides to creating and publishing content.
- New Zealand Network Operators Group : NZNOG
New Zealand Network Operators Group consists of subscribers to the NZNOG mailing list which is intended to facilitate discussion on matters relevant to network operators. The site includes information about the group, the NZNOG annual conference and the mailing list.
Compares the prices of digital products available in New Zealand through online shopping, with rankings for both products and shopping outlets. Includes a discussion forum, user reviews, new products, recent price drops and a price alert service.
- Quality web content
Resources for web content writers, including ordering details for a training CD-ROM and the book Web Word Wizardry, by Rachel McAlpine. Articles by Rachel McAlpine on improving web content and on corporate communications are also available, including a style guide for the company intranet.
Government site provides a secure online service for a person to prove their identity to an organisation, and to enable organisations to verify a customer's identity and address.
- Report for the Commerce Commission on New Zealand broadband quality / by IDC, Epitiro Technologies
Quarterly report which examines the quality of broadband services provided by New Zealand's Internet Service Providers (ISPs). All issues available in full-text.
- Safety points
This is the Cyberkidz website, designed to help parents and teachers educate children about safety on the Internet.
- Te Whānau Ipurangi
Society aims to promote Māori on the internet and includes a directory of Māori sites, job listings, news and articles.
- Trademe jobs : browse over 10,000 jobs
Provides access to jobs organised under classified headings and in specific areas in New Zealand.
- Tuakiri : New Zealand Access Federation
Information about the Federation's work to set up and run the legal, governance, policy and technical frameworks required to form an identity access federation service between New Zealand universities and Crown Research Institutes. Includes details about the services provided, case studies, and technical information about protocols and software.
- Wairua Consulting : information architects
Business solutions in both traditional and online environments, consultants and project managers. Reports relating to government and community use of ICT and e-commerce available online.
Web-related events and workshops which aim to improve how websites are built through inspiration, education, analysis and practical application. Details of future and past events and audio and video links to past presentations and profiles of the people behind the resource.
A fun learning site funded by the Ministry of Education for children between the ages of 7 and 12. Themed activities from a variety of curriculum areas.
- World Internet Project : [web site]
Research project operating since 2007 which provides information about social, cultural, political and economic influences of internet useage. Gives background to project and access to all reports and publications, including media releases.