Aotearoa New Zealand on the Social Web

Artwork What are your inspired, go-to online resources for Aotearoa New Zealand? Whether you’re a Kiwi or a friend of the island, share with us your recommendations that make the most of the social web. This presentation features snapshots from websites and social web channels and apps. We welcome your interaction — comments, questions, suggestions, …

Aotearoa New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag What would locals like others know about New Zealand (Aotearoa)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Google DocsCollaboration in NZ Travel and Tourism HeadlinesSaving the night sky: New Zealand’s craziest experiment yet? – BBCPhoto Essay: Dawn Raids apology at Auckland Town Hall – RadioNZNew Zealand’s ‘brain gain’ boostThe Māori tribe …

Christchurch Links

Christchurch Flag What would locals like others know about Christchurch (Ōtautahi)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat fashion: HeadlinesA New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades City Councilhttps://ccc.govt.nzhttps://ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/newslinehttps://twitter.com/ChristchurchCC Librarieshttps://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/https://twitter.com/ChristchurchLib Elsewhereteara.govt.nz/en/canterbury-places/page-8 Embedded Tweets WikipediaChristchurch Planeta.com

Tourism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Photo: Stewart Baird, Te Mata Sunset (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com curates this guide to Travel and Tourism in Aotearoa New Zealand including announcements, headlines, reports, and the like. The sector is notoriously ephemeral so please let us know if there are additions or edits to be made on this page. Google DocsCollaboration in NZ Travel …

Matariki

Photo: pbkwee, 2012 (Some rights reserved) Matariki is a pinnacle celebration in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hashtag: #Matariki This year the festivities become an annual public holiday. Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon …

Auckland = Tāmaki Makaurau

Photo: Denisbin, View from Maungawhau / Mount Eden (Some rights reserved) Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Joining …

Wellington Links

Wellington Flag New Zealand (Aotearoa) – What would locals like others know about Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe nature reserve with a 500-year plan – BBCHere’s what makes the difference.25 Reasons Why All Aucklanders Should Just Move To Wellington – Buzzfeed Weather – Wellington – MET Time – …

Livestreaming: Royal Albatross Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Screenshot Aotearoa New Zealand– Royal Albatross Cam – doc.govt.nz/royalcam – streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. Hashtag: #RoyalCam The New Zealand Department of Conversation has maintained a webcam beside a Royal Albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula since 2016, providing a 24-hour live stream of …

Otago

Photo: Mariano Montel, Roads (Some rights reserved) New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Otago is located in the southeast of the South Island. The Māori name is ‘Otakou’ which means ‘red earth.’ Current TimeTime and DateEvent Announcer Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/GZzx3rCjFsnLFD3N9 YouTubeOtago Daily Times Planeta.com

Aotearoa New Zealand

Photo: Ron Mader, Heaphy Track, Karamea (Some rights reserved) 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 …