Maori respect for the dead considering cyber land

A reflection and contemplation of a 16 hour period. Uncle Api Mahuika was an esteemed Māori leader with his people and the government. Moe mai ra e te rangatira. The first I heard about it this tragedy was on Facebook when via Te Wananga o Takiura were seeking some form of authoritative clarification that the devastating news. Immediately you may be saying “Huh?” But the […]

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Indigenous Domains not effected by new .nz domains

Latest .nz statistics today show little change with Indigenous Domain names despite registrations being made directly at .nz and the new .kiwi.nz and .kiwi domains. Stats for March 2015 .maori.nz = 1059 registered domains with 126 renewals with 19 cancellations (in line with previous months) and 17 new registrations. .iwi.nz = 87 registered domains with 19 renewals and 3 new registrations. .nz (direct registrations)  79,391 registrations […]

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Kapa Haka Meme – New digital age warning

A number of meme’s were produced from the recent Te Matatini Kapa Haka causing offence to the individuals whose images were manipulated.   A social media site in America where members create memes and other humor is produced where people vote on the material: produced memes that were slowly circulated via social media. Unfortunately as with any negative digital media case that receives media attention, it […]

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