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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 >>

NetHui, NZ’s favourite Internet gathering hits the regions

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 12:21 pm | Internet NZ

NetHui is going on a road trip to the Manawatū, West Coast, and Southland this coming October. If you live in one of these regions, and run a business, work in education, the creative industry, gaming, tourism, IT, a telco, are part of a migrant community, ... More >>

Goals are set for a safer .nz in the coming year

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 9:59 am | Internet NZ

According to the World Internet Project New Zealand in 2017 93.8% of New Zealanders use the Internet. Domain Name Commissioner Brent Carey says it’s essential that the .nz domain name space is a safe and trustworthy space for all Internet users ... More >>

NetHui arrives in the heart of the West Coast, Greymouth

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 9:54 am | Internet NZ

New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering, NetHui, is winding its way down South on its Roadtrip this year, making Greymouth - the heart of the West Coast - its second destination on 11 October 2018. More >>

New leadership team roles for the new InternetNZ

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 9:05 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to confirm the structure of its leadership team as part of its evolution in being a trusted steward of the .nz domain and in building a better online New Zealand. More >>

Climb on board for the NetHui Roadtrip 2018

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:17 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ are taking their highly successful NetHui on the road this year to three regions around New Zealand and are looking for contributors and hosts to come on board. More >>

InternetNZ and NZRS join forces for a better online NZ

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 10:12 am | Internet NZ

Following his appointment as InternetNZ group CE, Jordan Carter today announced the 1 April merger of InternetNZ with NZRS, the registry and operator for .nz domain names. More >>