Tag Archives: newzealand

A Rainy Day at the Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival

More goodness from the Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival. A rainy day never looked … or sounded so bright. Listen live and listen with English translations. And the rain is back at #TeMatatini2015 Get out those free ponchos you got … Continue reading

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Learn a Māori Word this Week #tekupu

2014 Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is July 21-27. This year’s theme is ‘Te Kupu o te Wiki’, or ‘The Word of the Week.’ ’Te Kupu o te Wiki’ will help New Zealanders to build their Māori vocabulary. … Continue reading

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Capturing the Uncapturable: Favorite Tweets from #NetHui

NetHui , New Zealand’s awesome Web conference, took place July 9-11 in Auckland. Next event: November 14-15 NetHui South in Christchurch. Details: http://2014-south.nethui.org.nz As a remote participant, I loved the fact that I could watch the plenary and breakout sessions. I’ve used NetHui … Continue reading

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Shaping Our Future for a New Generation: #NetHui

NetHui , New Zealand’s awesome Web conference, takes place July 9-11 in Auckland. Our view: NetHui sets the benchmark for engaging, inclusive, livestreaming events, particularly amenable to remote participants. NetHui brings together a variety of players – aka stakeholders – working at the forefront … Continue reading

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2013 Maori Language Week

2013 Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (Maori Language Week) is July 1-7. The theme is Nga ingoa Maori or Maori names. Arohatia te Reo remains the tahuhu, the base for Maori Language Week, however the ‘ingoa’ theme asks communities … Continue reading

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2012 Maori Language Week

Dates are set for 2012 Maori Language Week in New Zealand. Learn the lingo! Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) is July 23-29, 2012 Maori Proverbs View more presentations from ron mader

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Evaluating the World Rugby Cup 2011: Report from Auckland

Auckland – It’s too soon to tell about the lasting legacies of the World Rugby Cup, but the Auckland Council has published its Rugby World Cup Evaluation Report. Key quote “Interim results show that while interest amongst Auckland businesses in RWC 2011 … Continue reading

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Media Watch New Zealand

Kia ora and kudos to New Zealand’s Media Watch for reading my email feedback in the November Extra, minute #23. Radio New Zealand provides a timely and insightful analysis of local culture and news. It should not come as a … Continue reading

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The Future

Earlier this year I gave a presentation in South Africa that turned out be surprisingly popular, We Suck @ Collaboration (23,000 views and counting on Slideshare!). The title was given to me by Kurt Ackermann and I loved the high … Continue reading

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New Zealand 2011: Rugby, Travel, Food, Apps and Wikis

Food, language, sports … all great introductions to another culture. This week the 2011 Rugby World Cup begins in New Zealand. Good thing we have the app! New Zealand is also known as Aotearoa, its Maori name meaning “the country … Continue reading

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