QR Code? What’s that?

As we consider the world going forward and what the new uncertainties of COVID-19 are bringing to our lives. One thing is sure; the pandemic has meant people have required connection with digital technology in ways that they may not have had to before. Many people have to deal with new realities, such as QR ... Read more

How families engage with digital technologies: a research project

20/20 Trust and Social Research NZ Collaboration Working through community outlets such as the Massey Community Hub located at Colwill School, 20/20 Trust has put over 20,000 people through digital equity programmes that include; digital literacy training, providing access to the Internet at home and to digital devices. This has connected previously marginalised individuals to ... Read more

Ahmad Al Yassin Story – Refugee Connect June 2020

Ahmad and his family arrived in Dunedin one week before the COVID-19 lockdown, making it a very challenging time for his family. When I arrived, I felt lost and disconnected. Entering the lockdown after our arrival in Dunedin made the situation more difficult for my family and I, especially  because we didn’t know how anything ... Read more

The Five Point Plan for Digital Inclusion: COVID-19 & Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the reliance of New Zealanders on the Internet for work and study, information, and social interaction. It has also brought the need for digital inclusion into sharper focus and increased the urgency for action in this area. Too many New Zealanders are excluded from the digital world. The Government has laid ... Read more

Nokia Corporation Supports Pacific Seniors

Now, more than ever, we are seeing the importance of being digitally connected. COVID-19 has highlighted that too many people living in New Zealand are lagging behind in the digital world and that New Zealand is at risk of widening the digital divide even further between the haves and the have nots. In the COVID-19 environment this means that for many people in New ... Read more

COVID-19 – Dr Angela Lim, Chair 20/20 Trust

Tēnā koutou, In these difficult circumstances that the COVID-19 Pandemic has played across the globe. It is important to acknowledge the impact it has had on the 20/20 Trust and more specifically our people. To play our part in “Flattening the Curve”, we have decided to not take on new classes until we can do ... Read more

Digital Literacy For Pacific Seniors

20/20 Trust is delighted to have received funding from the Office for Seniors, Super Seniors to deliver a Pacific Senior Connect digital literacy programme to 375 learners in Tāmaki  Makaurau (Auckland), and Ōtautahi (Christchurch) for up to 3 years. This programme will deliver a series of modules at participants’ churches and in their own language. ... Read more

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NetHui2019: Digital Inclusion – It’s Time for Action

Why are we still talking about digital inclusion? – It’s time for action Digital Inclusion was high on the agenda at NetHui2019. This workshop, facilitated by 20/20 Trust, posed three key questions about digital inclusion, generating ideas for action. What is digital inclusion? Participants confirmed the four key components of; affordable access, skills, confidence/trust, and ... Read more

Executive Director Announcement

The Trustees of 20/20 Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of Sue West as Executive Director. Sue was appointed Auckland Area Manager in 2016, and has provided strong leadership in building the organisation to respond to the growing need for Digital Inclusion programmes in Auckland and Northland. Sue has won the trust and respect ... Read more