Author: Padawan

Girl gamers throughout OCE (the Oceania region) came together to compete in the world's most popular PC game, League of Legends.   Digital Natives Academy (DNA) hosted the all-female "friendly competition" over the weekend. 20 female gamers entered making up four teams. This the first competition of...

For school-leavers who can demonstrate excellence in eSports including leadership experience/ potential and values in relation to health and well being; and have studied NCEA L3 in the year prior to the year of tenure.   Candidates must also be intending to enrol in an undergraduate degree...

Spark Foundation’s new partnerships boost skills needed for a digital future. Spark Foundation today announced three new partnerships with Code Club Aotearoa, Digital Natives Academy and 21C Skills Lab aimed at helping young New Zealanders to successfully navigate their digital futures.   Spark Foundation is the charitable arm...

Rotorua animators have been lighting up buildings around town by projecting their stories on to walls - and they have big plans for the future. Rotorua Daily Post Animation company 4CB has not been around long, but has already caused a stir around town with its latest...

Rotorua is gunning to be the ‘Digital Capital of Aotearoa’ with the opening of a new innovation space for creative and digital entrepreneurs. BizEdge Officially launching today, Digital Basecamp, a collaborative co-working space is located at Te Manawa (the heart) of Rotorua’s CBD. Founders Leon Thomas, Nige Ward...

Future digital leaders have graduated from a Rotorua pilot programme where they were introduced to the basics of computer coding.  Digital Natives Academy ran the seven week course, Coding for Kids 2015. It followed on from The Hour of Code pilot programme where local children connected...