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National Library’s Plan To Digitise And Preserve Books Draws Wide Support From New Zealand Civil Society Organisations

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 12:26 pm | Tohatoha

AUCKLAND, 21 July 2021 – Claims that the National Library’s recently announced plan to send 600,000 books overseas to be digitised is equivalent to ‘internet piracy’ are unfounded, says a group of New Zealand civil society organisations ... More >>

New Initiative To Debunk Online Misinformation, Hate Speech And Conspiracy Theories Launched Today In New Zealand

Friday, 4 June 2021, 11:10 am | Tohatoha

AUCKLAND, 4 June 2021 – Non-profit group Tohatoha officially launched a new initiative today that aims to educate people to help prevent the spread of disinformation about COVID-19, combat hate speech and address conspiracy theories that may spread quickly ... More >>

Data Confirms That The 2020 NZ Election Occurred Alongside A Dangerous Spike In Online Misinformation

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 4:42 pm | Tohatoha

Tohatoha CEO Mandy Henk and Emmi Bevensee, developer of the Social Media Analysis Toolkit (SMAT), have presented oral evidence to the Justice Committee at NZ Parliament that shows misinformation from ‘malicious actors’ originating on fringe websites ... More >>

Exhibition Exploring Online Misinformation Set To Tour NZ

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 10:00 am | Tohatoha

Tohatoha and InternetNZ to bring ‘The Glass Room’ to Kiwi schools and libraries A globally successful public exhibition that explores how social media and the Internet have changed the way we interact with information online is set to visit New Zealand ... More >>

“Taxpayer funded research is being locked behind paywalls”

Monday, 4 November 2019, 8:51 am | Tohatoha

AUCKLAND, 4 November 2019 – Taxpayer funded research that could be improving the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders is being locked behind paywalls due to a profit-focused approach to academic publishing, says open access advocacy group Tohatoha NZ. More >>

‘Automating Inequality’ author to visit NZ in March

Monday, 25 February 2019, 2:08 pm | Tohatoha

‘Automating Inequality’ author set to speak in Auckland and Wellington on the impact of technology, data and algorithms on the poor and working-class More >>

New funding partnership for Tohatoha

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 12:02 pm | Tohatoha

AUCKLAND, 3 July 2018 – A new funding partner is empowering not-for-profit organisation Tohatoha - formerly known as Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand - to step up its activities and bring its advocacy for open access and open licensing to more Kiwis ... More >>

Creative Commons Aotearoa NZ is now Tohatoha

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 11:11 am | Tohatoha

AUCKLAND, 14 June 2018 – Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is now officially known by a new name – Tohatoha – the Māori word for ‘share’. More >>