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TWTV: Gaming as a doorway to indigenous opportunity

We talk to Digital Native Academy about the work they are doing

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TWTV: Gaming as a doorway to indigenous opportunity

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Tue 17 May 4:10 PM - 4:40 PM


Nationwide (more than one region)


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TWTV: Gaming as a doorway to indigenous opportunity

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Nikolasa Biasiny-Tule

Ecosystem Builder, Digital Natives Academy Co-Founder, NZ Esports Federation Board Member/Women's Subcommittee Chair

Nikolasa has extensive experience working in digital spaces and alongside indigenous communities. She has a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration from Waikato University where she lectured for 5 years in the School of Māori & Pacific Development.  She is founding Director of TangataWhenua.com, one of Aotearoa’s first Māori news portals launched in 2002. Nikolasa is co-founder of Digital Basecamp, Rotorua’s largest coworking space for digital content creators and cofounded Digital Natives Academy Charitable Trust.  DNA was founded in 2014 and was one of the first non-profits in NZ to focus on providing access, mentorship and training and pathways into creative and digital tech with a focus on providing kaupapa Māori delivery. DNA has a 2500sqm training facility in the heart of Rotorua with 40 high spec rigs. DNA works closely with local school and offers free programmes to the community along with accredited level 4 programmes through Media Design School. 

Potaua Biasiny-Tule

Trustee, Digital Natives Academy