News and Events



26 Feb
Just as research in universities and institutions around the world played a key role in the creation of the Internet and its use, research has a vital contribution to make to the future of the...
25 Feb
Today is launch day for Gigatown Dunedin. That means that from today, Chorus is making gigabit-speed offerings available to ISPs for sale in Dunedin.  What I find really exciting about Gigatown is...
24 Feb
Spark’s submission to the Commerce Commission has shown that there is still considerable confusion over the right way out of this copper pricing mess. The very presence a such a thorough alternative...
20 Feb
It’s a week now since the end of ICANN’s 52nd public meeting in Singapore, held 8-12 February. I’ve had a chance to reflect on the week and think about what happened. My main focus, as outlined in a...
18 Feb
Every year InternetNZ gives away money to a bunch of different people and organisations to improve the Internet and our use of it. We do it because our vision is for a better world through a better...
17 Feb
The Internet has the potential to completely change the model for content distribution here in New Zealand. Content could be one of the "killer apps" encouraging New Zealanders to take advantage of...
11 Feb
Tuesday, 10 February was Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day is an international event, coordinated in New Zealand by InternetNZ Partner NetSafe. Safer Internet Day is celebrated worldwide to...
3 Feb
The announcement from Sky TV today that it will be offering stand-alone season passes to sports such as Super Rugby and the NRL is great news for Kiwi consumers and another sign that online is fast...
2 Feb
InternetNZ is proud that the 600,000th .nz domain name was registered last week. The milestone was passed just before 5pm, Wednesday 28th January 2015. Recent growth has been supported by the launch...
22 Jan
As many members will be aware, we released a "Pre Public Discussion Document" on Network Neutrality in late December. The purpose of this blog post is to remind members that we are keen on hearing...