Digital New Zealanders
Ensuring New Zealanders can fully participate in a digital world to realise the educational, economic and social benefits of ICT.
Computers in Homes
The Computers in Homes initiative provides training, technical support, refurbished computers and home Internet to families of students in low-decile schools.
Digital literacy initiatives
Work is underway to improve digital literacy by increasing uptake of digital learning tools like the TEC-funded Pathways Awarua and the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool. Adult and community education funding also supports digital literacy courses for those with limited exposure to computing.
World Internet Project
Government is continuing to strengthen its understanding of digital participation and literacy issues by supporting the research of the World Internet Project.
Maori ICT Development Fund
The Government is establishing a $30m Māori ICT development fund to support Māori economic development and Māori language and culture through ICT.