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Legal action the wrong focus for Chorus

Friday, 11 April 2014, 11:31 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is disappointed that Chorus is seeking leave to appeal the recent High Court decision on the Commerce Commission’s decisions regarding initial pricing for copper broadband services. The Court ruled strongly against Chorus: it’s time ... More >>

Court decision vindicates Commission approach

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 12:54 pm | Internet NZ

Today’s decision by the High Court to reject Chorus’ appeal against the Commerce Commission’s IPP pricing model for Unbundled Bitstream Access is a victory for common sense says InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc). More >>

Conversation needed over proposed Digital Bill of Rights

Monday, 10 March 2014, 11:08 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) says that parts of Labour’s proposed Digital Bill of Rights are excellent, but parts of it may be unnecessary. More >>

InternetNZ strongly opposed to scrapping UFB

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 12:17 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc.) is strongly opposed to Vodafone’s suggestion, made public this morning, to scrap construction of the Ultra-fast Broadband network in Wellington and Christchurch. More >>

OECD broadband statistics show New Zealand improving

Friday, 10 January 2014, 2:47 pm | Internet NZ

Today’s release of OECD broadband statistics shows that New Zealand’s is slowly climbing the ranking table, but that there is still a lot of room for improvement, InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) says. More >>

InternetNZ applauds New Zealand's strength at TPP table

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 11:03 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) applauds the position of Minister Tim Groser and his team of negotiators in standing strong on New Zealand’s copyright position during TPP negotiations. More >>

InternetNZ cautiously welcomes Harmful Communications Bill

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:19 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) welcomes the Government’s Harmful Digital Communications Bill and is pleased the Government is moving to foster good digital citizenship. However the organisation believes more can still be done. More >>

Top Internet talent recognised at 2013 ANZIAs

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 1:00 pm | Internet NZ

The 2013 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs) were handed out last night at a ceremony at Te Papa in Wellington, New Zealand. More >>

Top Internet Talent Recognised At 2013 ANZIAs

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 10:37 am | Internet NZ

The 2013 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs) were handed out last night at a ceremony at Te Papa in Wellington, New Zealand. More >>

Policy U-turn good for shareholders, bad for consumers

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 12:10 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) says "Chorus shareholders will be the winners from the proposals outlined in today’s discussion paper. Consumers will be the losers." More >>

Spy bill changes an improvement, but further change needed

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 4:55 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has considered the outcomes of discussions between Hon Peter Dunne and the Government in respect of the GCSB legislation currently being considered by the Intelligence and Security Committee. More >>

InternetNZ releases clips on proposed spy legislation

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 1:01 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ has published clips from the NetHui panel on the proposed spy legislation, also known as the GCSB and TICS Bills. The clips focus on a handful of topic areas of the two Bills that are on the table, such as the role of encryption in the scheme, ... More >>

InternetNZ announces election results and awards Fellowship

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 10:39 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased to announce official results in this year's InternetNZ Council elections and the appointment of a new InternetNZ Fellow. More >>

NetHui shines light on future prospects for news media

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 10:35 am | Internet NZ

Future prospects for journalism and the news media in New Zealand are a strong theme at InternetNZ’s third annual three-day conference, NetHui 2013, which finishes in Wellington tomorrow (Wednesday 10 July). More >>

New website encourages SMEs to get online

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 9:15 am | Internet NZ

With over half of New Zealand adults now shopping on the Internet, a new website is aiming to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) grow by getting online. More >>

A Tale of Two Airports: Part Two

Saturday, 22 June 2013, 10:56 am | Internet NZ

Earlier this week in part one I conjectured that Amy Adams’ analogy of the UFB being an airport terminal was either a poor analogy or signalled a significant change of policy direction. More >>

Community throws full weight behind NetHui 2013

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 11:28 am | Internet NZ

New Zealand’s Internet community has thrown its full weight behind NetHui 2013, with a range of exciting speakers and panellists confirmed, conference registrations topping 300 and more flooding the event website – – as the big ... More >>

A tale of two airports – part one

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 12:29 pm | Internet NZ

By Reg Hammond – InternetNZ Policy Contractor. Amy Adams’ analogy of comparing competition in the telecommunications sector and the UFB build with airport competition and a new terminal build is almost correct - but the difference is important, and ... More >>

Industry groups concerned at PRISM implications.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 9:10 am | Internet NZ

A group of New Zealand ICT organisations yesterday sent an open letter to Prime Minister John Key and Law and Order Committee Chair Jacqui Dean calling for an extension to submissions on the TICS and GCSB Bills currently out for consultation. More >>

Digital activist Quinn Norton to keynote NetHui 2013

Monday, 20 May 2013, 11:59 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is proud to announce that one of the world’s foremost digital activists will visit New Zealand this July to deliver the international keynote at NetHui 2013. More >>



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