The team at Social Media NZ work to share knowledge, insights, thoughts and trends in the social media space.We are made up of a small, but dedicated, team with a range of experience. From those that have been in the industry since it’s inception through to those who have social media embedded in their daily culture. The team will work hard to bring you the very best news, views and opinions in the industry.

Tom Reidy

Editor in Chief

Anastacia Vallance

Sub Editor

Tammy Han


Samantha Chalmers


Recent Blog Posts.

Social media and the rise of Blockchain

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Blockchain technologies are having an increasingly apparent impact on the world across a variety of industries. As the world of social media grows and develops, it comes as no surprise…

The New Zealand Fire Service step into the world of VR

| 360 video, Kiwi as, Technology, Virtual Reality | No Comments

Virtual Reality is quickly becoming a popular way to engage people. Whether it be via apps, consoles, or booths at festivals, we are starting to see it appear more frequently…

2017 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards – Finalists Announced

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The finalists have been announced for this year’s Hi-Tech Awards! Entries this year came from as far afield as Kaitaia and Invercargill which have resulted in a record number of entries…

GIFs could be coming to Facebook comments

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This week, Facebook are testing a GIF button in the comments section with a small number of users. The feature will work similarly to the way GIFs are currently available…