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What can you do during lockdown that doesn’t require you to go out and about? Starting your blog!

Making the most of self isolation

We’re now into the second week of lock down throughout the country, and it’s been a big change for everyone to get used to. The staff at InternetNZ have been working to keep everything running as smoothly as possible but we have noticed a big change to our lives.

How InternetNZ is operating online

Remote working has become the reality for many businesses and workers across New Zealand, and it’s been a massive shift for many. Adapting to a new way of working and - in some cases - brand new tools can be difficult. That’s why it’s important to offer the right support and guidance on using these new resources.

An Internet for All and an Internet for Good: Become a member of InternetNZ

We’ve recently stepped out our new strategic framework for InternetNZ, and it’s centered around two core challenges and opportunities; how we build an Internet for All, and an Internet for Good.

14 tips to help with remote working.

Working from home is becoming a reality for more workers across the country, and there are differing opinions on whether that’s good or bad. Even those who might enjoy the idea of remote working at first will soon come to realise that it requires a major shift in attitude to ensure you make the most out of the opportunity.

Christchurch and the Internet: a year on

On 15 March 2019, the Internet was weaponised as part of the terrorist attacks on the Muslim communities of Christchurch. The hurt and harm to people in the mosques, their family and friends, and the wider social impact, are where much of the focus will rightly be in this month as the anniversary arrives. In the aftermath, we at InternetNZ were involved with some of the Internet aspects. This blog is about those because that’s our field. It is not the most important aspect - that’s the people attacked and how we deal with the intent behind the terrorism - but it is the aspect that we know.

COVID-19: InternetNZ’s preparedness exercise

With the global spread of COVID-19 on everyone’s minds, we’ve been reflecting on what it means to be a responsible employer in New Zealand. How do we protect staff and their families? How can we ensure our staff feel supported during this time? What plans do we have in place for dealing with a pandemic now or in the future?

Domain name trends in a maturing market

Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs) across the world have been experiencing a decline in new and renewed registrations of domain names since 2005. This is a trend we’re now starting to see in the .nz domain name space.

Keeping .nz safe and secure

In our first blog of 2020 we shared our predictions for the Internet this year with one common theme coming through loud and clear—online security. It’s an important topic on the agendas and minds of many organisations, including ours.