• Disintermedia Calendar

last modified October 13 by strypey

Upcoming Events of Interest to the Disintermedia Network

(Past Events: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 )

(For more community and activist events check out the events calendar on Aotearoa Indymedia

This Year: mid-2016 to mid-2017

Note: Puaka/ Puanga/ Matariki, the southern new year, is celebrated sometime in June. The traditional timing varies between iwi (indigenous nations) and rohe (regions) 

2016

August 22-23: OS/OS (Open Source/ Open Society) - Te Whanganui-a-Tara/ Wellington

September 1-2: Social Movements, Resistance and Social Change III - Te Whanganui-a-Tara/ Wellington

September 9-11: Kiwi PyCon, Ōtepoti/ Dunedin

September 17 (3rd Saturday of September): Software Freedom Day

September 19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

October 13-17: NetHui Roadtrip - Nelson (13), South Auckland (15), Rotorua (17)

October 15: 9th anniversary of the Operation 8 raids, and 5th anniversary of Occupy Aotearoa beginning

October 24-30: Open Access Week

October 24: NZ Labour Day

November 5: Parihaka Day

November 17-18: KiwiCon, Te Whanganui-a-Tara

2017

Dec/ Jan: Te Ika a Maui rainbow gathering

January(?): Waihopai Spy Base Protest, organised by the Anti-Bases Campaign, Marlborough  

January 28: Data Privacy Day  

January 25-30: KiwiBurn Festival - Hunterville

Feb 1-8: Luminate festival - Canaan Downs, Takaka Hill, Te Tai Tapu 

Feb/ Mar: Te Wai Pounamu rainbow gathering

March 9-19: Dunedin Fringe Festival - Ōtepoti 

March 12-18: Sunshine Week (open government awareness week)

March 17-19: WOMAD festival - Taranaki  

March 21 (3rd Saturday of March): Education Freedom Day

March 29 (Last Wednesday of March): Document Freedom Day  

April 15 (3rd Saturday of April): Hardware Freedom Day 

Easter(?): Permaculture in NZ Hui

Easter(?): Autumn Arena, Windsor, Oamaru

May: NZ Music Month

May 1: MayDay International Workers Day

May 6: J Day International Cannabis Legalization Day

May 20 (third saturday in May): Culture Freedom Day

May (?): Privacy Awareness Week

May (?): World Press Freedom Day 

May (?): International Day Against DRM


Next Year: mid-2017 to mid-2018

Note: Puaka/ Puanga/ Matariki, the southern new year, is celebrated around the time of winter solstice, usually sometime in June. The traditional timing varies between iwi (indigenous nations) and rohe (regions)  

2017

10-20 June: Matariki Hui Kaitiaki - gathering of the Aotearoa rainbow navigators

June/July: Winter Solstice dance - Ōtepoti/ Dunedin 

July (?): Māori Language Week

July 7: Open Data Day

July 25: Day Out of Time (The 13 month calendar new year) "Time is Art!" - worldwide 

August (?): OS/OS (Open Source/ Open Society) - Te Whanganui-a-Tara

September (?): Kiwi PyCon, Ōtepoti/ Dunedin

September (3rd Saturday of September): Software Freedom Day

September 19: International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 24-17: LIANZA Conference , Addington Raceway, Ōtautahi/ Christchurch

October (?): NetHui Roadtrip - Nelson (13), South Auckland (15), Rotorua (17)

October 15: 9th anniversary of the Operation 8 raids, and 5th anniversary of Occupy Aotearoa beginning

October (?): Open Access Week

October 24: NZ Labour Day

November 5: Parihaka Day

November (?): KiwiCon, Te Whanganui-a-Tara

2018

January 16: Hardware Freedom Day

 Jan/Feb (?): Luminate festival - Canaan Downs, Takaka Hill, Te Tai Tapu 

January/ February (?): KiwiBurn Festival - Hunterville

January(?): Waihopai Spy Base Protest, organised by the Anti-Bases Campaign, Marlborough 

January (?): Data Privacy Day 

March (?): Sunshine Week (open government awareness week)

March (?): Education Freedom Day

March (?): Document Freedom Day  

March (?): WOMAD festival - Taranaki 

March (?): Dunedin Fringe Festival - Ōtepoti

Easter(?): Permaculture in NZ Hui

April (?): OS/OS (Open Source/ Open Society) - Te Whanganui-a-Tara(?)

May: NZ Music Month

May 1: MayDay International Workers Day

May 3(?): World Press Freedom Day 

May (6?): International Day Against DRM

May (?): J Day International Cannabis Legalization Day

May (?): Culture Freedom Day

May (?): Privacy Awareness Week - Aotearoa events

June: Matariki Hui Kaitiaki - winter gathering of the Aotearoa rainbow family?

June/July (?): Winter Solstice dance - Ōtepoti/ Dunedin 

July (?): Open Data Day

July 25: Day Out of Time (The 13 month calendar new year) "Time is Art!" - worldwide