Google Earth Outreach

Māori Indigenous Mapping Workshop in New Zealand

When: November 2014
Along with key partners Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Digital Navigators Ltd, and the NZ Department of Conservation, Google Earth Outreach hosted 100 mappers from over 50 Māori communities and organisations for an Indigenous Mapping Workshop. Over the course of the workshop, participants shared insights and innovations from their own community mapping projects and learned how Google mapping technologies can support the mapping of cultural and natural resources for better-informed decision-making with regard to indigenous lands.

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Geo for Good User Summit in Google Head Quarters, Mountain View, California

When: October 2016

DNL Director Moka Apiti was a participant at the Geo for Good User Summit which is a workshop for nonprofit mapping and technology specialists. He also attended the annual Google Earth Outreach Trainers Network workshop held at Berkeley University.

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3rd Annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop in Vancouver Canada

When: November 2016

DNL Director Moka Apiti was a presenter and Google Earth Outreach trainer at the 3rd annual Indigenous Mapping Workshop held in Vancouver, Canada.
The free, four-day event explored various Google, Esri and QGIS geospatial tools. Participants were introduced to tools to collect, host, visualize, share, and publish community data.