• Sue Kini recognised with Spark Foundation MVP Award

    DIAA’s Programme Manager for Stepping UP, Sue Kini,  received the Spark Foundation Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Award at the inaugural Jump Hui, held in Auckland on 30 November 2018.  The Award was for the “person who went over and above in their role delivering the Jump programme”.  In just two years, Sue has grown DIAA’s […]

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  • New report – Cyberbullying in New Zealand

    Netsafe has released a new report prepared by Sense Partners, estimating the societal costs of cyber-bullying in New Zealand at $444m a year.  Netsafe must be congratulated on attempting to quantify the harm caused by cyber-bullying; this is a pretty challenging, if not impossible task!  The authors of the report do explain how they arrived […]

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  • Equitable Digital Access to the Internet for students from home

    Access to the internet for students from their homes has been making the news recently.  On 15 September 2018, TV One News reported on a trial with 100 households in Naenae, Lower Hutt, being led by Te Awakairangi Access (TAKA) Trust.  Working with technology partners Chorus and N4L, the pilot uses a home fibre connection […]

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  • DIA keeping digital inclusion on the government agenda

    The digital inclusion team at the Department of Internal Affairs is making sure that digital inclusion stays firmly on the government agenda.  Recent posts on the NZ Digital Government blog by Kirk Mariner and Anna Prendergrast report on progress being made in developing a Digital Inclusion Blueprint.  Kirk’s post “Empowering *everyone* through digital” puts a […]

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  • UK report projects £22 billion impact from digital exclusion

    A new report published by the Good Things Foundation in the UK estimates the economic impact of digital inclusion in the UK as £22 billion by the year 2028.  21% of the the UK population lacks at least one Basic Digital Skill and this equates to 11.3 million adults being digitally excluded.  The report suggests that […]

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    Transpower supports DORA refit

    After five years ‘on the road’, mobile classroom DORA was needing some urgent refurbishment work and Transpower agreed to provide matching funding for the refit.

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  • Sue Kini

    Stepping UP and Spark are Jumping!

    The Stepping UP programme has been able to significantly grow thanks to funding received from the Lottery Grants Board in September 2017, by 20/20 Trust who were then running the project.

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  • Laurence Zwimpfer

    Why a Digital Inclusion Alliance?

    Today a new organisation is being announced – Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa.  But why do we need a Digital Inclusion Alliance? DIAA Establishment Chair Laurence Zwimpfer traces its evolution.

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    20/20 Trust welcomes new digital inclusion organisation

    20/20 Trust today welcomed the new Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa (DIAA), established to help reduce barriers that prevent people from participating in their communities using digital technologies.

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    New digital inclusion organisation to expand support for communities

    A new organisation to promote digital inclusion was announced today by the organisation’s establishment board. The Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa (DIAA) aims to be a catalyst for expanding digital inclusion initiatives throughout New Zealand, so that everyone has equitable opportunities to participate in the digital world.

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