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.

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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.

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Find out more about the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool

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.

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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.