2023 – the standout year that keeps on giving!

Kia ora e te whānau What a year! A record 270+ registrations for the Te Matarau and Āhau sponsored DINZ event ‘What is digital Identity and what does it mean for Maori’, the first-of-its-kind state of digital identity in Aotearoa report, a record attendance at the Digital Trust Hui Taumata keynoted by the legendary Victor Dominello, and the country’s first ever Age Assurance … Continue reading "2023 – the standout year that keeps on giving!"

Why it’s too early for Biometrics regulation in Aotearoa

'Digital Identity NZ's submission to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner on a potential code of practice for Biometrics is possibly the most comprehensive response to a submission on Biometrics ever done in Aotearoa in recent times’

2023 the break out year for Digital Identity | June Newsletter

The emergence of verifiable credentials (VCs), has paved the way for secure and reliable digital identification and authentication. Today, we stand witness to a significant milestone as verifiable credentials have reached a level of maturity that enables their practical application in various real-world use cases. In New Zealand, the Digital Identity Services Trust Framework (DISTF) … Continue reading "2023 the break out year for Digital Identity | June Newsletter"

The State of Digital Identity in Aotearoa | November Newsletter

October, November and December are the busiest months for DINZ as they are in many organisations. DINZ has been hard at work planning the Digital Trust Hui Taumata 2023 confirmed for 1 Aug 2023 at Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. Save that date! Get in touch to sponsor or exhibit.
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Leading the digital trust conversation

Why is digital trust so important? We asked Digital Identity NZ’s executive director Colin Wallis for his perspective on an equitable digital future. Plus, we preview the top trends in digital identity.
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It’s time for Kiwis to define the meaning of digital identity in Aotearoa

By Sara Barker In late September, the government introduced a new bill to parliament that would fundamentally pave the way to digital identity for citizens in Aotearoa, New Zealand. The Digital Identity Services Trust Framework (DISTF) Bill is the brainchild of Minister of Digital Economy and Communications, David Clark. Last week, the bill passed its … Continue reading "It’s time for Kiwis to define the meaning of digital identity in Aotearoa"