What we're about


This group welcomes anyone who is interested in learning more about the Bitcoin, Blockchain, Security & Privacy as the name suggests! Other cryptocurrencies are also usual topic. We will focus on both theoretical and practical exercises to give everyone good chance to understand the subjects. Its intended for all levels of knowledge and understanding. Don't be shy to join. No question is too silly to ask!


I'm new here just getting my head around all of this:

• Recommended smartphone wallet: Green Bitcoin Wallet (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.greenaddress.greenbits_android_wallet&hl=en_US&gl=US).

• Good starting suite: Blockchain.com Wallet (https://login.blockchain.com/#/signup?showWallet?utm_campaign=dcomnav_signup)

• Checking the price: CoinGecko (https://www.coingecko.com/en)

• Video learning: Andreas Antonopoulos (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJWCJCWOxBYSi5DhCieLOLQ)

• Podcast: What Bitcoin Did (https://www.whatbitcoindid.com/)

• Reading: Internet of Money vol. 1-3 (non technical)

I think I'm ready to get in:

Place to purchase Bitcoin in New Zeland (my referral included):

• EasyCrypto (https://easycrypto.ai/?ref=8312)

• KiwiCoin (https://kiwi-coin.com)

• LocalBitcoins (https://localbitcoins.com/instant-bitcoins/?action=buy&amount=¤cy=NZD&country_code=NZ&online_provider=ALL_ONLINE&find-offers=Search?ch=8rp1)

• Paxful (https://paxful.com/buy-bitcoin/bank-transfer/NZD?r=86JQM6xPdvg)

• Blockchain.com Wallet (https://login.blockchain.com/#/signup?showWallet?utm_campaign=dcomnav_signup)

• Hardware wallet (best solution for long term storage): Bitcoin Trezor (https://trezor.io/)

• Bitcoin Blockchain visualization : Mempool.Space (https://mempool.space/)


• Bitcoin network live data: ClarkMoody (https://bitcoin.clarkmoody.com/dashboard/)

• Reading : Masterning Bitcoin (Technical)

Taxes on Cryptocurrencies in NZ:

• Tim Doyles blog: Cryptocurrency Tax Blog (https://cryptocurrencytax.co.nz/blog/)

If you would want to support running of the group you can send a tip to the following

BTC address: 3ECCRBEKW9pL92ZxqVnZCRuuRBUmCTdu4M

Thank you all and look forward to see you!

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Bitcoin & Crypto Monthly!

The Hop Garden

Come and join us talking about Bitcoin, blockchain and other exciting parts of the technology shaping our future. It doesn't matter if you are veteran of the subject or totally new, we welcome you all!

If you install Telegram smartphone app beforehand, you will be able to join our NZ community chat where we talk about cryptocurrencies all day long to stay in touch with us.

Also it is quite handy to bring pen and paper to write down notes.

Thank you and see you there!

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Bitcoin & Crypto Monthly! (Password security.)

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