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Are you prepared for NetHui (online)?


NetHui is almost upon us, and it is time to get excited, but also get prepared to make the most of the online experience. Today I’m running through how I’ve set up for NetHui.  Find more information about how to participate, on our website. I’ve signed up to Sched and Slack I got my onboarding email about a week ago, followed by my unique Sch... continue reading

NetHui, the Tui, and how we build a space for everyone


One of the important values that make NetHui special is keeping the space as safe as we can for everyone. If you’ve been to one of our in-person events, you would have seen the people that are called “the Tui” - that’s the people that are there to help you have a great experience. They also keep an eye on the Code of Conduct and intervene where... continue reading

NetHui needs you! Come and join the discussion


Discussion is always a huge part of the NetHui experience—in fact, it’s what makes the event special. This isn’t a traditional conference where you’re just a passive attendee. That isn’t to say that we don’t have heaps of great content on the main stage as per every year, but it is to say that what makes a NetHui a NetHui is that you have the ch... continue reading

A bit weird, a bit different—but still awesome: NetHui 2020 online in 9 days


There’s no denying that 2020 has been a bit tricky for many of us. It’s been a bit tricky to pull together this NetHui too.  We’ve decided to be brave this year and try this online format. As we’ve been working on the programme and logistics of pulling this all together, we’ve talked about how weird and different this online format will be - we... continue reading

Dip your toes in the NetHui experience: 10 days left for NetHui 2020


We’re now only 10 days away from NetHui 2020, coming to you online from wherever you are in Aotearoa or the world! This is a great chance to experience that special NetHui vibe from the comfort of your own home or workplace. Perhaps you haven’t had a chance to join us at an in-person NetHui before, and you’re wondering whether this event is for... continue reading

Te reo Māori at NetHui


Tēnā koutou katoa, NetHui is for the whole community, and we always have a diverse group of local and international attendees. For our international friends, who might be learning about Aotearoa New Zealand for the first time, we wanted to provide some support about how to make the most of NetHui. We want to foster kōrero Māori at NetHui, so w... continue reading

NetHui 2020 programme coming soon


The team at InternetNZ is working hard to stand up a fascinating, engaging and inspiring programme for NetHui 2020. We’ll be really pleased to share all the detail about it with you soon… for now, this is a little bit of a teaser to whet your appetite and encourage you to buy your tickets now! We were absolutely astounded by the number of expre... continue reading

Do you want to be NetHui community supporter? Here's how...


This year, NetHui will be wholly online, 13-14 October 2020. We’ll have two half-days of provoking speakers and panels, paired with breakout streams to delve deeper into the plenary topics. We’ll give space to more speakers doing shorter talks and panels to keep things lively for an awesome virtual experience.  We need the Internet community’s... continue reading

Tickets for NetHui 2020 on sale now


New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering is back, and you can get your tickets now. This year it becomes the true net hui, as we are hosting it online. Share your knowledge and ideas, be part of the conversations to help harness the power of the Internet for all New Zealanders. We want to ensure that NetHui is as accessible as it can be to as... continue reading

Getting involved in NetHui 2020: Frequently Asked Questions


Getting involved in NetHui 2020: Frequently Asked Questions   What can I expect from a virtual NetHui? Are we just going to be watching screens all day? That sounds….pretty dull.  Don’t worry—we know that the hallway track and social interactions are the best part of any event, and we’re working hard to replicate those virtually! The platfor... continue reading

7 tips for a great NetHui discussion session


The heart of NetHui is the discussion sessions, where diverse groups of people come together to share their experiences and knowledge. It’s an excellent opportunity to meet new people and learn something, and discussions ensure that NetHui is lively year after year, even if you’re an old-timer. I’ve previously shared some of my favourite session... continue reading

10 Memorable NetHui Discussion Sessions


I attended my first NetHui in 2015, and have been a contract member of the team organising it since 2017. I love unconferences because they bring together so many people and experiences who wouldn’t ordinarily be in the same room. No matter how big of a deal you are in your sector or company, someone at NetHui will have no idea who you are, and ... continue reading

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