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What is NetHui?


NetHui coming to Auckland again in 2012

Following the outstanding success of the inaugural NetHui 2011 conference, InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce a more-than-repeat performance – NetHui 2012. Part of the unique NetHui 2011 flavour came from keeping the registration fee at a very affordable level, $30 plus GST. In 2012, the registration fee continues to be very… Read more >>

So who came to NetHui?

Below is a rough sector and geographic breakdown of NetHui participants. It shows a wide range of sectors, significant Business,  Government, University and School involvement, not-unexpected huge interest from the ICT community, and substantial Media interest both from Journalists and from other Media organisation staff.  There are also clearly sectors that can be encouraged to… Read more >>

Advisory Board

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Marie Shroff
Privacy Commissioner

It is hard to imagine a life now that is not online. Information is the currency of the online world and personal information is the most valuable part.  NetHui is an opportunity for us all to focus our minds on where we are at and where we might go.


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Richard Orzecki
Chairman of Māori Internet Society

The Māori word Hui has many definitions including convention, conference, cluster, meeting, assemble, band together, flock together, function and gathering, NetHui will allow all of the above to happen and hopefully have some fun as well.

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Sue Chetwin
Chief Executive, Consumer NZ

The Internet has changed the way we conduct our lives – from buying and selling, to keeping up with the world and our friends. The Internet has brought huge social and economic benefits. NetHui 2011 will be a chance to discuss those, and importantly the responsibilities that go along with them.

Mike O'Donnell
Mike O’Donnell (MOD)
Head of Operations, TradeMe

Given its speedy infiltration of the Internet into our lives, it is surprising that little has happened in terms of trying to get our head around the big picture here in little old New Zealand.  It’s my hope that NetHui 2011 will provide that opportunity.

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Brett O’Riley
CEO of NZICT Group

While there has been a lot of discussion recently about broadband, the very nature of the way the Internet functions is being seriously questioned globally – NetHui 2011 will be where the industry debates those issues in a New Zealand context.

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Judge David Harvey
District Court Judge

Nethui is an occasion for forward-looking debate and discussion surrounding ICT and associated issues – necessary for anyone interested in the future.

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Rod Drury
Founder and CEO of Xero

The Internet is allowing New Zealanders to connect to anyone, anywhere in seconds – transforming our position in the globe. It’s time for a New Zealand strategy, leveraging the fact we are small enough to get together, in order for us to step change New Zealand’s place in this new digital world.

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Brendan Boyle
Chief Executive of DIA and NZ Government CIO

The challenge for government is to keep up with the way people use the Internet, by delivering more frontline services online.

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