New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag Links related to New Zealand (Aotearoa) presented in somewhat random fashion: 2020 ElectionsNew Zealand Elections2020_New_Zealand_general_electionHow NZ’s new Parliament looks – full party, electorate vote dataJacinda Ardern delays election over coronavirus fearsElection 2020: Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins – last day of campaign; Ardern says she’ll quit if she loseshttps://twitter.com/ElectoralCommNZ [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected] [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]

New Zealand = Aotearoa

Photo: Heaphy Track, Karamea New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand is world …

Wild New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag Links relate to Wild New Zealand (Aotearoa) presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]_collins Hashtag#wildnz Kereruare the only remaining species able to disperse the large seeds of forest trees.Kereru in Wellingtonkererudiscovery.org.nz PohutukawaThe Pohutukawa, (Metrosideros excelsa), is known as the New Zealand Christmas tree, as it flares into crimson display from late October until …

Wild New Zealand

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity, and parks in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Ministry for the EnvironmentMotto: Aotearoa – he whenua mana kura mō te tangataMaking New Zealand Aotearoa the most liveable place in the world HeadlinesNew Zealand’s biodiversity is in crisis and so are wehttps://gizmodo.com/undead-tree-stump-is-being-kept-alive-by-neighboring-tr-1836693364/ampNew Zealand’s New Way: Lou SansonIn a national park, an avalanche of opposition – …

Māori Language

Graphic New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Planeta.com spotlights the annual Māori Language Week. We are updating this page with key links, headlines and links to social web channels including Facebook and Twitter. Vocabulary is featured here. Key LinksMāori Language CommissionTe Taura Whiri I te Reo Māori FacebookTe Wiki o te Reo Māori Planeta.comhttps://www.planeta.com/maori-language-week-2019 HeadlinesNZ’s unique te …

NetHui

Logo One of our all-time fave global gatherings, New Zealand (Aotearoa) – NetHui – nethui.org.nz returns for a virtual conference October 13-14. Don’t be a bystander. Participants can join from anywhere in Aotearoa and overseas. There’s a healthy code of conduct (kaupapa), now more important than ever. Hashtag: #nethui Key Linksnethui.org.nz2020.nethui.nzGet [email protected] Archives 2019 Archive …

New Zealand Slang

New Zealand Map Our guide to slang in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Favoritesawesome = greatbach = (pronounced ‘batch’) holiday homebeauty = doozybob each way = supporting both opposing sidesbox of birds = standard response to the inquiry “How are you?”bro = friendcheers – thank youchoice bro – nice onecotton wool – cotton ball (example)cracker = very …

Greymouth, New Zealand

Photo: Ron Mader, Greymouth New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Located at the mouth of the Grey River, Greymouth (Māori: Māwhera) is the largest town on the West Coast of the South Island. For the slow adventures, Greymouth is a hub for unusual, rural adventures. Options include stargazing, fly-fishing, biking and hiking. To the north are the …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together on …

New Zealand’s West Coast

Photo: Haast New Zealand (Aotearoa) – The West Coast is the wild west in many ways, it has a population of around 34,000 along a long coastal strip on the western side of the Southern Alps. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/EuJ6nMDqR8S6yBSi9 The weather can be a little wild too with storms coming off the Tasman Sea and dumping …