The interesting thing about this to me,is not actually the data sovereignty bit but the revealing that actually, for all these things are technical constructs, at the end of the day human relationships between devs / dev/opts / admins / management / etc matter in ways that are completely invisible on the surface of the systems involved.

catalyst.net.nz/news/catalyst-

A new social media profile, and NZ coming out from the lockdown. Both have us cautiously venturing forth like the calm after the storm - there’s chaos all around sure - but opportunity. Change. To reset the expectations for what community means together

Cloud Island

A paid, early access, strongly moderated Mastodon instance hosted entirely in New Zealand.