DNZ Blog

Coming Home... a search showcase

By Virginia.

The Coming Home search experience went live on 11 November 2008, to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the World War One Armistice. This was a sneak preview of the DigitalNZ tools that allow users to build their own NZ search tool, finding hidden and buried NZ content about their topic of interest. We undertook to connect together content from a whole range of sources, and in the process learn about how to open up more of NZ's rich digital treasures.

How did we do it and what did we learn?


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Digital New Zealand - just the beginning

By fiona.

We're delighted to welcome you to the Contributors' section of the DigitalNZ website. This project has been a whirlwind of ideas, innovation, and effort by a number of talented people dedicated to helping make New Zealand digital content easier to find, share and use. It has been only 4 months since we started the technical development. It wasn't long before then that we were working out exactly what we wanted to deliver in this, the first Wave of the DigitalNZ programme. So it has been a...

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