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Misinformation Challenge Demands A More Effective Response

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 9:49 am | Internet NZ

Yesterday a report was released that shines a light on New Zealanders’ concerns about misinformation online. A stronger response from all parts of New Zealand society and government is needed to tackle this challenge (and related ones) effectively. ... More >>

Christchurch Call Summit Charts Next Steps

Saturday, 15 May 2021, 1:33 pm | Internet NZ

Big steps were made today in progressing the Christchurch Call. Leaders of countries, tech companies and civil society came together to reflect on progress since 2019 and create a work plan for the coming years. The Christchurch Call was launched two ... More >>

Political Parties Urged To Commit To Digital Inclusion Action Plan

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 1:37 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is calling on political parties to sign on to its five point plan for digital inclusion ahead of this year’s election. The five point plan sets out the priority areas where Government can best direct its efforts and investments to improve ... More >>

InternetNZ And Medical IT Advisors Partner To Combat Increased Cyberattacks Due To COVID-19

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 9:08 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announce Medical IT Advisors’ Health Threat Intelligence feed is now integrated with its security product, Defenz DNS Firewall. Medical IT Advisors (MITA) is a Kiwi cybersecurity service provider trusted by many NZ health ... More >>

Spark And Vodafone Pledge Support For Digital Inclusion Action Plan

Monday, 14 September 2020, 12:32 pm | Internet NZ

Spark, Spark Foundation, Vodafone, and Vodafone New Zealand Foundation are the latest organisations to pledge support for InternetNZ’s action plan for digital inclusion. More than 50 organisations have now signed the plan which was shared with Government ... More >>

InternetNZ And CERT NZ Partner To Protect New Zealanders

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 9:17 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announce its security product, Defenz DNS Firewall, is now consuming CERT NZ’s local threat feed. Defenz DNS Firewall protects Internet users from phishing attacks, malware, ransomware and botnets helping to manage online ... More >>

InternetNZ Offers Its New Cyber Security Product For An Extended Free Trial

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 4:06 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ has announced that its new cyber security product, Defenz Domain Name System (DNS) Firewall, is available for a free four month trial. This extended trial is offered to organisations and businesses, Internet Service Providers and Managed ... More >>

20 Organisations Pledge Support For Digital Inclusion Plan Submitted To NZ Government

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 6:24 am | Internet NZ

20 organisations across New Zealand have called on the Government to implement an action plan for digital inclusion and pledged their support to make it happen. The plan was submitted to Government last week. Digital inclusion is about making sure ... More >>

.nz Usage Surges During COVID-19 Level 4

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 12:37 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ today reveals that New Zealanders are using .nz domain names more than ever before during the past weeks of level 4 lockdown. Domain Name System (DNS) activity, which measures requests for .nz domain names, has seen consistent increases week ... More >>

Updated Version Of Broadband Map NZ Website Launched

Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 2:33 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announce that a new version of the national broadband map website launched today. The revamped Broadband Map NZ provides more accurate data on wireless Internet availability in New Zealand. Users can compare different technologies ... More >>

.nz Wholesale Domain Fee Change Announced

Friday, 28 February 2020, 2:08 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ has announced that .nz wholesale domain fees will change from $1.25/month to $1.50/month. The change will be applied to newly created and renewed domains beginning 1 June 2020. Chief executive Jordan Carter says the change offers a modest but much ... More >>

New Zealanders not doing enough to protect themselves online

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 8:41 am | Internet NZ

New research released today by InternetNZ shows that 93% of New Zealanders are concerned about the security of their personal data. More >>

Christchurch Call progress shows NZ making a difference

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:20 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see progress on the Christchurch Call after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern led a side meeting at the United Nations General Assembly today. More >>

Domain Name Commission performing well for .nz

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:14 am | Internet NZ

The Domain Name Commission had its first regulatory review, undertaken in 2018-2019 by an independent reviewer David Pickens, published today. The review finds that "there is much for current and past DNCL staff to be proud of". More >>

5G to hit NZ in time for Christmas

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 2:09 pm | Internet NZ

Today Vodafone has announced it will switch on a 5G network this December, starting in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. More >>

Christchurch Call

Monday, 13 May 2019, 2:20 pm | Internet NZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has invited Jordan Carter, CEO of Internet New Zealand, to chair the Voices for Action meeting on Tuesday 14 May in Paris ahead of the Christchurch Call summit on 15 May. More >>

Can NZ say goodbye to digital divides?

Friday, 3 May 2019, 1:37 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is excited to see Minister Wood's announcement today of "The Digital Inclusion Blueprint - Te Mahere mō te Whakaurunga Matihiko." This is the Government's plan to tackle digital exclusion in New Zealand. More >>

Broadband pricing controversy shows compromise needed

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 3:54 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is calling on Internet Service Providers and Chorus to reach an agreement on reasonable pricing for fibre unbundling - and quickly. More >>

Online safety recognised as a priority in new MoU

Sunday, 25 November 2018, 11:31 am | Internet NZ

The Domain Name Commission and the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) have today announced an agreement to work together to prevent and minimise behaviours threatening a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment. More >>

Domain Name Commission wins first step in lawsuit

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 11:32 am | Internet NZ

New Zealand’s Domain Name Commission has today won a motion for preliminary injunction in a US lawsuit against the company DomainTools. More >>