Media releases

7 Feb - Media Release
Today is Safer Internet Day and it's being marked across the world. So many of us use the Internet on a daily basis - and 89% of Kiwis say the positives of using the Internet outweigh the negatives.
26 Jan - Media Release
InternetNZ is delighted to see the second phase of the Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative (UFB2) is extending fibre to over 450,000 more New Zealanders.
17 Jan - Media Release
Many messaging apps are not as private and secure as people think. Every message sent could be read by service providers, advertisers and other organisations - an invasion of people's privacy rights.
20 Dec - Media Release
InternetNZ welcomes the report of the Australian Productivity Commission into intellectual property arrangements. “Our Australian neighbours are asking how they can enable and benefit from local...
19 Dec - Media Release
InternetNZ welcomes the announcement of Kate McKenzie as the next Chief Executive of Chorus - to start in the job from February 2017. "The new Chief Executive will have big shoes to fill and we see...
14 Dec - Media Release
InternetNZ has welcomed a new report showing Internet trends over the last nine years. The trends report has been released by the Auckland University of Technology and is a collation of the biennial...
23 Nov - Media Release
InternetNZ is very pleased to see that the Hawaiki cable build has officially started today. The build began today at Mangawhai Heads and the cable will stretch 14,000km through to Sydney, Hawaii and...
21 Nov - Media Release
InternetNZ today welcomes NetSafe to its new role as "approved agency" under the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015. InternetNZ's Chief Executive Jordan Carter says it's good to finally see this...
2 Nov - Media Release
InternetNZ is excited to see a new trial called ‘Upgrade New Zealand’ which is set to make it easier and quicker for New Zealanders to get ultrafast fibre connected in their homes.
26 Oct - Media Release
New research released today by InternetNZ shows that more than two thirds (72%) of Kiwis are aware of the risks around personal security on the Internet.