News and events


18 Dec
As we move toward the end of the year, it’s a good time to look at those things that are likely to be on the table still in 2015. One of the items still looming on the legislative agenda is the...
18 Dec
InternetNZ welcomes the news today from Spark, Vodafone and Telstra that they are to build a new Internet cable to New Zealand. InternetNZ has been saying for a long time that a new cable will not be...
15 Dec
This is a reminder that InternetNZ is currently running a funding round dedicated to Canterbury. We are providing $100,000 for projects that extend the availability, use and benefit of the Internet...
25 Nov
This is the first blog for Hills Holes and Poles, an InternetNZ supported project to look at  innovative rural broadband projects solutions and template them for other communities. This sees the...
25 Nov
Our project is called Hills Holes and Poles and we saw all three yesterday. Chris Roberts runs Amuri.net, based in Culverden, about 1.5 hours north of Christchurch. Its dairying country and this is...
25 Nov
As part of our mission to work alongside the Internet community of New Zealand, we help fund projects that go towards making New Zealand’s Internet better. Every year we invest $500,000 in community...
20 Nov
InternetNZ is thrilled that Netflix has announced it will be launching in New Zealand next year. InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter says it’s always a great thing to see new companies enter the...
12 Nov
InternetNZ is surprised and bemused by recent comments from the Chief Censor that he is considering "prosecuting" Slingshot over its GlobalMode service that enabled Internet users to access sites...
12 Nov
Overnight, US President Barack Obama made some startling announcements about his plan for an open and free Internet. In a televised address, President Obama advocated for a change in regulation so...
5 Nov
The New Zealand Open Source Awards are happening on 12 November at Te Papa (you can purchase a ticket for $45 by emailing awards@nzosa.org.nz) and InternetNZ is a proud sponsor of them. But we...