Ikaroa Rāwhiti Candidate Social Media effectiveness: Part 2

A summary and overview of the usage and popularity of the Ikaroa Rāwhiti candidates social media and online presence. 14 days ago I produced statistics about the usage of Social Media of our Iakaroa Rāwhiti Candidates, who I note are welcome to comment but none have chosen to, either out of not seeing this well publicised post which appeared in a Google Alert the next […]

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Google Loon – Internet access solution

Google Loon is a project where a network of balloons are put between 18 and 40kms in the air providing Internet access to the world from specific land based ISP’s. It is currently being trailed here in Christchurch. More details about the project are here http://www.google.com/loon/   The idea being that the balloons will travel in the air over the world giving Internet access to the […]

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Social media and web usage for the Ikaroa Rāwhiti campaign: Part I

Introduction Only this year have I seen an increase in Māori politicians joining and using Social Media and the web. Recently one Māori politician told me that the web and social media were a waste of time, as the old people have the votes and want to see him at birthdays, tangi and various other hui. My reply, while that is important as a Māori […]

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