Key contacts for more information:

Ellen Strickland
Community & Collaboration Lead

Krystal Waine
Events Lead

David Cormack
Communications Lead


NetHui South

By David, 9 July 2014

We’re going with NetHuiSouth! 21-22 November in Christchurch. Visit the site and sign up to stay in touch. Have a nosey around, we’re taking ideas!    


By David, 13 June 2014

InternetNZ and Catalyst  are pleased to announce that applications are now open for fellowships to attend NetHui 2014 at Sky City, Auckland, July 9-11. Apply for a Fellowship using the Application Form at the bottom of this page (due to the vagaries of Google Forms, we recommend tabbing through the browser as it scrolls down… Read more

Accommodation deals

By David, 15 May 2014

With NetHui happening in Auckland this year and with people coming from far and wide to attend we thought it would be a good idea to find some accommodation deals for out-of-towners. Best Western President Hotel is offering the following deal to NetHui participants: $129 per night for a standard studio room or $149 for… Read more

Nethui: an update and a theme

By David, 6 May 2014

Your programme suggestions have been pouring in, and for that we are grateful. You’ve now got until early next week before we’re closing the door on programme suggestions, so get in now!

How to ‘NetHui’

By David, 6 May 2014

Nethui isn’t like a conference – it’s not a barcamp and we don’t just sit and listen to speakers and experts– it’s a collaborative coming together of anyone and everyone interested in the Internet– how it works, how it could work, and what you can do because it works. NetHui involves a range of different… Read more

NetHui 2014: We want to hear from you

By David, 25 March 2014

NetHui isn’t a conference run by InternetNZ. It’s a collaborative, multistakeholder gathering where we all set the agenda. To that end, we want to hear your suggestions for the programme and we want you to get involved. What we’re looking for is programme suggestions – i.e. keynote speakers, topics for panels and sessions, side event ideas… Read more

Ten things we learned from NetHui 2013

By David, 14 July 2013

By Bill Bennett Three busy days, a total of 65 sessions and hundreds of conversations meant NetHui gave everyone who took part plenty to think about. It’s an open conference, organisers encourage delegates to participate. That makes it New Zealand’s biggest technology learning experience. There’s no way to squeeze all the insights into a single, simple… Read more

NetHui 2013: GCSB bill too important to rush

By David, 10 July 2013

By Bill Bennett Legislation proposing to extend the powers of the Government Communications Security Bureau is too important to rush through Parliament without more debate. That’s the consensus of the panel discussing state surveillance and the GCSB at NetHui 2013. Significantly the panel included former GCSB director Sir Bruce Ferguson who told delegates there’s a need… Read more

NetHui 2013: Quinn Norton’s chaotic, swirling internet vision

By David, 10 July 2013

By Bill Bennett Keynote speaker Quinn Norton connects what is happening in today’s society as a result of the internet revolution and what happened 400 or so years ago when the printing press arrived. In itself that’s not a particularly orignal observation. We’ve heard it a dozen times before. However Norton brings the idea bang up… Read more

Former GCSB director to join panel at NetHui 2013

By David, 9 July 2013

Former Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau, Sir  Bruce Ferguson will tomorrow participate in a NetHui 2013 panel discussion on state surveillance and the GCSB. The panel is titled ‘State Surveillance of Online Communications’ and will be held at 11.30am at the Wellington Town Hall Auditorium. Discussion will revolve around the proposed legislation that… Read more

NetHui 2013: Adams to update TSO regulations

By David, 9 July 2013

By Bill Bennett Communications minister Amy Adams used her NetHui 2013 keynote to announce a review of the Telecommunications Service Obligations (TSO) and a wider review of New Zealand telecommunications regulations. The review seems long overdue. Many of the rules now in place were written for an earlier era. Adams says the minimum speed requirement… Read more