Smart Kiwis Connect

Twitter, Politics, & Democracy

A Platform To Create Awareness

 

This is a space for those who are interested in what political parties, leaders, and others are tweeting about New Zealand politics and issues that affect our lives?

In-depth analysis of Twitter trends related to New Zealand’s issues

Analysis of various political leaders and parties

Power BI dashboards updated every 10 days for data visualization

About Us

Our aim is to encourage debate about current and future issues that are important to all New Zealanders; issues such as climate change and sustainability, prosperity, equity, health, education, and so many others.

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Data Visualization

We use data from social media to help visualize online discussions and provide a clearer understanding of current thinking.

Issues Concerning New Zealand

Environment

79% (174 of 220 species) of our land species are either threatened with or at risk of extinction

Social

NZ housing costs are higher than those of most OECD countries

Economic

Our productivity levels are considerably lower than the OECD median and that of Australia. Low productivity negatively affects household incomes

Politics

Twitter insights into political events

Twitter hashtags

Know more about twitter hashtags and their prevelence

International

Know more about international issues and trends and how these affect New Zealand

Recent Blog Posts

Political

Political activity on twitter

Twitter activity 29 August - 7 September for political parties and their leaders. This provides…
Environmental

How NZ is doing in reducing greenhouse gas emissions?

OECD data on New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions The data is depressing, we are the…
Environmental

Are thought leaders influencers?

Accountability for┬áSustainability? Of our eight universities (many of which publicly state the need for a…
Political

Is attacking the governing party the National Party’s best opposition strategy?

The above is a sample of the 'inactive' Facebook ads used within the last month…

Contact Us

We are on a mission to create awareness regarding the issues concerning New Zealand and its people’s safety, happiness, and progress. If you have something to share or contribute to, please feel free to contact us.