Engage Your Community is a series of conferences held around the country and aimed at the community, non-profit and voluntary sectors.
The conferences focused on the web and its use and potential for these sectors.
e-Rider provided community groups and organisations with IT advice and support
After a successful pilot the project was closed down due to lack of funding and support to keep it economically viable.
The e-Rider Training project worked with voluntary groups to increase ICT capability and build volunteers’ skills. This project was funded through the DIA’s Community Partnership Fund which closed in 2010.
The Secret Level project built on the work of the Secret Level Youth Centre by providing youth groups access to ICT.
Young people could access educational activities, complete research, develop skills and , prepare CVs.
The Smart Newtown Pilot programme aimed to create a community where all residents have the skills and facilities to participate online.
Newtown was chosen because of its diverse needs, breadth of ethnic groups, corridor of educational institutions, geographic closeness of participating institutions, and accessibility to broadband internet connections. Smart Newtown continues to operate successfully and now managed by the Newtown Community Centre Trust.
Stepping UP encouraged graduates of Computers in Homes (and others) to ‘step up’ to further learning opportunities and enhanced job opportunities. Funded by Microsoft and the 2020 Communications Trust, funding for the programme in Wellington ended in 2011.
The Timberlea Project established a community ICT hub in the economically low-decile community of Timberlea in Upper Hutt. The project is now managed by the Timberlea Residents Association.
Titiro Whakamua provides teenage parents with the opportunity to further their formal education in a community ICT centre.
The centre is in Miro Street, Upper Hutt.
WalkIT is an online database of policy, regulatory, and other information about walking in New Zealand.
The project grew from “Getting There: On Foot, By Cycle”, a strategy document developed by the Ministry of Transport.
Wellington ICT designed and developed a website for the Wellington Education Cluster (WEC).
This website provides people considering tertiary education with ‘one-stop’ access to information on courses at the participating polytechnics.
Independent evaluation revealed the need to extend the service nationwide. In this light, WL Phase Four conducted project planning and scoping to extend the service to all hospices in New Zealand.