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Bill Connoly New Zealand Tour

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 11:22 am | Ihug

BILLY CONNOLLY – or The Big Yin as he’s affectionately known in his native Scotland -- has been wowing NZ audiences with his live stand-up shows since 1978. With every visit, his fan-base has become larger and larger: from under 7000 people in 1978 ... More >>

Lloyd Cole and band to play five NZ shows in February

Monday, 17 January 2011, 10:26 am | Ihug

UK legend Lloyd Cole is bringing his band to New Zealand for the first time, with five shows nationwide in early February. The Lloyd Cole Small Ensemble (Cole with playing partners Matt Cullen and Mark Schwaber) head to New Zealand and Australia ... More >>

New Head Of Marketing For Ihug

Thursday, 30 August 2007, 4:45 pm | Ihug

David Joyce has been appointed as ihug's new general manager of marketing. Joyce joins the team from Vodafone, where his most recent role was general manager of marketing strategy. More >>

ihug first to enter Telecom exchange

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 12:50 am | Ihug

ihug is the first public company in New Zealand's history to enter a Telecom exchange to install its own equipment so it can provide broadband and phone services directly to customers in the future. More >>

IHUG Responds To Needs Of Small Businesses

Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 9:44 am | Ihug

ihug, one of New Zealand's most popular home phone and broadband providers, has launched new services to meet the needs of small business customers around the country. More >>

Free Broadband Deal Marks Unbundling Anniversary

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 12:57 am | Ihug

New Zealand's second largest provider of ADSL broadband is giving away free broadband to mark the one year anniversary of the announcement to unbundle the local loop. Ihug CEO Mark Rushworth says it's unbelievable that it's been a whole year since ... More >>

New Appointments at ihug

Monday, 12 March 2007, 1:21 pm | Ihug

John Tombleson, Vodafone's acting financial director at the time it acquired ihug in October last year, has been appointed as ihug's chief financial officer. Russell Stephens has been appointed as ihug's general manager of customer care. More >>

ihug Welcomes Government's Action To Combat Spam

Wednesday, 28 February 2007, 3:46 pm | Ihug

Following the government's announcement today that a new law has been passed to 'fight the avalanche of spam', one of New Zealand's leading telecommunications companies has applauded the move. More >>

Free calls to Fiji with ihug

Friday, 8 December 2006, 4:48 pm | Ihug

Telecommunications company ihug is to offer free calls to Fiji from December 15 until January 15. More >>

Ihug Announces New Broadband Line-Up

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 1:04 pm | Ihug

Ihug today announced changes to its broadband line-up. Ihug now has four broadband connection deals, simply called: broadband 1, broadband 2, broadband 3, and broadband 4. More >>

Ihug : Early Changes Announced

Wednesday, 25 October 2006, 12:29 am | Ihug

Ihug and Vodafone today took its first steps together to bring better value and more choice for New Zealand consumers. Ihug announced it will now offer a new ‘talk 0’ plan to its home-phone customers. The plan allows customers to make an unlimited ... More >>

Ihug Seek Separation Of Competition Laws

Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 9:27 am | Ihug

On Wednesday evening, ihug made its submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the subject of the Telecommunications Amendment Bill. More >>

Let’s Rock

Sunday, 30 July 2006, 11:52 am | Ihug

The first New Zealand finals of Rock, Paper, Scissors (RPS) are to be held this Sunday in Auckland. More >>

iiNet to unbundled ihug

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 2:40 pm | Ihug

iiNet Limited (ASX: IIN) today announced that it has initiated a formal sales process for its New Zealand ISP business, ihug. iiNet Executive Chairman Peter Harley said the decision had been made following a large number of unsolicited approaches to ... More >>

NZ's first ever Rock Paper Scissors champs

Tuesday, 30 May 2006, 3:02 pm | Ihug

Kiwis hate to be behind the 8 ball... and since rock, paper, scissors has already been around for thousands and thousands of years... we thought it was about time NZ joined the professional sporting world of RPS! Introducing NZ's first ever RPS ... More >>

Handbrake Comes Off NZ Broadband

Thursday, 4 May 2006, 11:51 am | Ihug

Ihug, New Zealand's second largest provider of ADSL broadband, says it's thrilled the government has announced plans to introduce a telecommunications package that will push the country 'out of the dark ages'. More >>

Big Smiles for ihug

Friday, 7 April 2006, 10:19 am | Ihug

ihug, New Zealand's largest reseller of ADSL broadband, has been voted best Internet service provider (ISP), for the second time in six months. More >>

ihug Announces Stop-Gap Broadband Plans

Monday, 27 March 2006, 2:03 pm | Ihug

ihug announced today that it will introduce 3.5Mb plans in early April along with rest of the industry. More >>

Ihug Rejects Telecom; Applies To Commcomm

Thursday, 9 March 2006, 2:20 pm | Ihug

In a courageous move, New Zealand's largest wholesaler of broadband has rejected the latest wholesale offer from Telecom in favour of asking for speeds up to twice as fast for their customers. More >>

Ihug Owns Number Two Broadband Spot

Thursday, 2 February 2006, 5:25 pm | Ihug

Broadband statistics released earlier today confirm that ihug is New Zealand's second largest ADSL broadband provider, after Telecom. More >>





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