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NetHui 2017 "Trust and Freedom"

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What impact could a new government have on the conversation? After a very successful regional road trip last year, NetHui is back in Auckland on the 9-10th November 2017 as a national event. NetHui, now in its 7th year, has fast become New Zealand’s largest meetup of the internet community and is attended by anyone involved in, interested in or... continue reading

NetHui is nearly here - come along!

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We are now less than two weeks out from this year’s NetHui, and I want to share with you just how excited we are with the programme we’ve pulled together. This NetHui is set to be one of the most exciting yet. Our theme of trust and freedom on the Internet couldn’t be more relevant or timely. We have dozens of sessions and panels planned that’l... continue reading

NetHui fellowships

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As an avid attendee of all things NetHui since the inaugural event in 2011, I’ve been really pleased to be able to participate and network with many people across diverse fields - all related in some way, shape or form to the ‘Internet’ and its’ enabling for society. However, this was not something I was able to undertake financially in 2015 whe... continue reading

Another amazing keynote announced

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We’re very excited to announce another brilliant keynote speaker for NetHui 2017 - Pia Waugh! Pia is an open government and data ninja and she is currently working at the Service Innovation Work Programme to reinvent government services through open source software. She believes that tech culture has a huge role to play in achieving better poli... continue reading

Thanks for your ideas!

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A big thank you to everyone who filled out our NetHui 2017 get involved form. We had over 50 responses with great ideas to make this NetHui awesome! We will be collating the feedback we have received and will be presenting this report at our upcoming programme meeting on Wednesday 9 August. This meeting will take place from 5:30 - 6:30pm and yo... continue reading

Building the NetHui programme

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We have been gathering thoughts about the NetHui 2017 programme and I am excited to read the dozens of ideas and suggestions that have come through so far. I wanted to invite people one last time to get involved and let you know the next steps, where the NetHui community will start bringing the 2017 programme together. We are still keen to hear... continue reading

Register now and fellowships open

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Registrations for NetHui 2017 are officially open! A key characteristic of this event is the low cost of attendance which ensures genuine cross-sector participation and discussion. So tickets for NetHui 2017 are only $55 for the two days. This year we are also introducing a ‘champion ticket’ - for those who would like to support the cause. Thes... continue reading

Announcing our speakers!

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We are very excited to announce our keynote speaker for NetHui 2017. All the way from Berlin, we are privileged to host Jillian York – the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Jillian is a perfect fit for the NetHui theme – trust and freedom on the Internet – as she specialises in free expressi... continue reading

We have a theme

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Earlier this year we asked you for your thoughts on a NetHui theme and for some good keynote ideas. Thank you to everyone who shared your thoughts - it was very useful information. We are pleased to announce we have finalised a theme for NetHui 2017 – “Trust and Freedom on the Internet.” We think trust and security – paired with access to a fr... continue reading

The date is set!

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NetHui 2017 will be held on 9-10 November at Auckland’s Aotea Centre. For seven years InternetNZ has helped bring NetHui to New Zealanders interested in the future of the Internet – it’s been held in cities, regions and at your house via live streaming. This year, as promised, NetHui’s classic national event is back! We have closed the first N... continue reading

Sponsors & Community Supporters

NetHui wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of a large number of sponsors and community supporters. If you would like to sponsor NetHui 2017 please take a look at our sponsorship prospectus, or contact [email protected]