Enabling New Zealanders to fully participate in a digital world

The 2020 Communications Trust manages and promotes digital literacy initiatives, including Computers in Homes, Stepping UP and ICDL; and projects like Living Heritage that engage schools and communities in the digital world.

We partner with organisations throughout New Zealand to deliver programmes to their local communities, especially those at risk of digital exclusion, and to share ideas and experiences. Read more About Us >

Digital Updates

  • Government Inquiry recognises Computers in Homes

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    A new report, tabled in Parliament yesterday, on parental engagement in lifting student achievement acknowledges the contribution that Computers in Homes is making in strengthening relationships and engagement with children and their families.  The report was prepared by the Education and Science Select Committee and chaired by National MP, Dr Cam Calder.  The report acknowledges... Read more

  • Sarah Lee elected to InternetNZ Council

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    InternetNZ’s AGM tonight announced the successful candidates in the recent election for Council members and what a delight it was to hear the returning officer announce that Sarah Lee had been provisionally elected to the Council.  The results were examined and certified by the official scrutineer on Friday 1 August. Sarah is currently the National Marketing Executive for the 2020 Trust’s... Read more

  • Digital inclusion a key indicator of intelligent communities

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    Digital inclusion is one of five key measures that the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) uses for assessing “intelligent” communities. The other measures are broadband connectivity, knowledge workforce, innovation and marketing / advocacy. Robert Bell, an ICF co-founder from New York, outlined what it takes to be an intelligent community at a public talk in Wanganui today.  Wanganui is... Read more

  • Call for Digital Inclusion at NetHui

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    Over 60 people came together on 10 July at a digital inclusion meetup to share experiences and discuss ways for scaling up a variety of digital initiatives to respond to the huge challenges faced by many Auckland communities, especially those in South Auckland.  The meetup was organised by the 2020 Trust, with support from InternetNZ... Read more

  • Kiwi kids isolated by 'digital divide' - 3 News article

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    Thomas Mead (TV 3 News) reports on Barbara Craig’s keynote address at NetHui: 09/07/2014 Auckland .. Most of those affected live in low socioeconomic areas and are unable to pay for an internet connection, while some struggle with confidence and feel they have been left behind by the ever-changing technology, she said. “We know that out... Read more