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Welcome to NetHui - New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering! We are looking forward to seeing you on 3-4 October, as we have so many things to discuss!

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Friday, October 4 • 10:50 - 11:50
Digital Colonisation: The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions

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Time and time again we face people on the Internet and in technology with good intentions. We are also continously told that the principles on which the Internet was created are amazing. However, this is colonising our people. These principles versus Te Ao Māori principles are very different. As tangata tiriti, people afforded the right to be in New Zealand as part of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, pākehā have an obligation to not only understand, but also to honour these principles. This is not a 101 session - it is a deep dive conversation into the effects of colonisation in the digital world.

Facilitators
avatar for Chris Cormack

Chris Cormack

Technical Lead, Catalyst
Kāi Tahu, Kāti MāmoeTalk to me about FOSS, Data sovereignty, being Māori in Tech, Koha library system, libraries, perl, craft beer
avatar for Amber Craig

Amber Craig

Director, Tahetoka, Whare Hauora, Te Rua o Mahara
A modest rebel who is willing to challenge status quos for a better world. I have 15+ years in technology and 30+ years of being Māori and telling stories.


Friday October 4, 2019 10:50 - 11:50 NZDT
(e) ICON, Level 2