The fifth biennial DHA conference of the Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH) was held in November 2021 (virtual / on-line only). It was the first aaDH conference hosted in Aotearoa New Zealand. Organised by a consortium of three NZ Universities, it was run primarily by University of Canterbury Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

DHA2021 ‘Creating Communities Ka Renarena Te Taukaea’ (archive) focused on how digital technologies can not only create connections but support diversity, creativity, community building, wellbeing, and resilience in a world of rapidly evolving challenges.