News and events


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...
21 Jan
Uber has been in the news a bit recently, coming up against some legal challenges regarding their service versus traditional rules for taxi operations. In response to this, Minister Craig Foss has...
20 Jan
InternetNZ thinks today's announcement by Spark of free Lightbox for all its customers for 12 months is great news. InternetNZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter says offers like this show how the...
13 Jan
UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s comments about encrypted message services not being allowed under his Government are, to be perfectly frank, horrific. "Are we going to allow a means of...
9 Jan
So I’m sitting on the train, just going home after a long day at work. And this guy comes and sits next to me. Clean-cut sort of guy, wearing a suit that maybe isn’t quite the right size for him, but...
8 Jan
I'm disappointed that most of New Zealand's telcos have decided that we need to pay more for the Internet in 2015. What I'm referring to is news that Vodafone and Callplus are following Spark's lead...
7 Jan
InternetNZ is perturbed by all the ISPs rushing to increase their broadband prices in the face of the Commerce Commission’s draft decision to lift the wholesale price of copper. InternetNZ Chief...