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Hon Bill English to address NetHui 2011 (last year)

By Richard, 15 June 2011

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce that Deputy Prime Minister Bill English will deliver a leadership address at the inaugural NetHui conference on the afternoon of Thursday 30 June. InternetNZ Chief Executive Vikram Kumar says there are a number of Ministers and Members of Parliament participating at NetHui 2011, giving community, business… Read more >>


Government Ministers to speak at NetHui 2011 (last year)

By Richard, 7 June 2011

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce that Hon Steven Joyce, Minister for Information Technology and Communications, will present a keynote speech on the second day of NetHui 2011 at SkyCity in Auckland later this month. The Attorney General, Hon Chris Finlayson, will also present at a panel discussion on Globalisation, the Internet… Read more >>


NetHui 2011: Registrations reach 150

By Richard, 17 May 2011

Registrations There are now 150 people registered for NetHui covering a breadth of sectors and communities. We would like to see at least 250 participants so will continue to actively promote the event and we encourage participants to recommend NetHui to friends, colleagues and acquaintances. There are ultimately space limits so people should book early and let their… Read more >>


Sponsors rally behind NetHui 2011, registrations well under way

By Richard, 10 May 2011

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc.) is very pleased to announce the support of seven sponsors so far for the inaugural NetHui 2011 multi-stakeholder conference, to be held from 29 June to 1 July at Sky City in Auckland. Also registrations to attend have passed 120 and are increasing each day. More information about the event… Read more >>

Professor Lawrence Lessig to keynote

By Richard, 12 April 2011

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce that one of North America’s leading academics will visit New Zealand to deliver a keynote speech at the inaugural NetHui 2011 event. Harvard University Professor of Law Lawrence Lessig is widely known in the global Internet community as a vocal proponent of reduced legal restrictions on… Read more >>

NetHui 2011 now almost free to attend

By Richard, 29 March 2011

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce it has tripled its level of financial support for NetHui 2011 and reduced event costs. The result is that the cost of attending NetHui 2011 is now only a registration fee of $30 plus GST, payable to the conference company organising the event. “NetHui has always… Read more >>


Join the excitement

By Richard, 11 February 2011

So here it is! The website and registration system for NetHui 2011 – the start of the process to bring everyone interested in Internet issues together in Auckland mid-year at SkyCity. We’ll be adding to the site regularly with posts and video. We invite you to engage in the forum discussion and we’ll keep you… Read more >>

Stream Brainstorm

By Richard, 18 January 2011

We’re starting to brainstorm possible streams and sessions for NetHui 2011 and are talking to potential stream leaders to take a lead in organising each set of sessions. The list below is a starting point – by no means final. These streams could be expanded, split,  trimmed, or otherwise reallocated with your input. Fire your… Read more >>

A multi-stakeholder initiative

By Richard, 14 December 2010

NetHui 2011 is a conference that brings together everyone involved with Internet issues in New Zealand. The event is based on the format of multi-stakeholder collaboration successfully introduced by the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The inaugural NetHui will be held over three days from 29 June – 1 July 2011 in Auckland. In future… Read more >>



By Richard, 13 December 2010

The NetHui 2011 conference theme will be finalised in consultation with the multi-stakeholder organising committee. The proposed starting point, “Shaping our Future Together”, is related to the theme of the Global IGF 2010 meeting and clearly identifies everyone’s common interests in the future of the Internet. Potential streams for example include access, governance, regulation, privacy,… Read more >>