That’s according to the 2009 NZ Internet Awards. At the award ceremony in Wellington last month, Best Business Application went to Xero for its online accounting system, Best Education Product or Service Award was won by digital content directory Digital NZ and the Societal Impact Award went to the government’s website for depression awareness, thelowdown.co.nz.
But there were no finalists for the Internet Entrepreneur of the Year as the category didn’t attract enough talent. What? C’mon you web-venturers, pull your socks up and get your 2010 application at the Liz Dengate Thrush Foundation.
While the majority of political messages focus on rousing an individual’s sense of civic and democratic duty (such as Rock the Vote), Vice NZ is taking a slightly different route with its latest partnership with the Electoral Commission called ‘We Are New Zealand’.