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InternetNZ briefing criticises proposed GCSB spying powers

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 11:47 am | Internet NZ

Last month a report was released on New Zealand's intelligence agencies, entitled "Intelligence and Security in a Free Society." InternetNZ has today published a briefing on the report, and says one key recommendation would mean the GCSB gains ... More >>

Consent changes means faster UFB installs for New Zealanders

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 10:53 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes today's announcement by the Government of improved access rules for the UltraFast Broadband fibre network as an important move in helping more New Zealanders get better Internet. More >>

Report places NZ well above the rest in tech sector

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 11:09 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the release of a report summarising the status of the telecommunications sector in New Zealand. More >>

Final copper pricing decision a travesty

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:51 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is deeply disappointed in the final prices released today by the Commerce Commission for wholesale access to copper broadband Internet technologies. More >>

Participation and protection vital

Monday, 23 November 2015, 2:56 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ's analysis of submissions on the Telecommunications Act Review process highlights just how important this process is to New Zealand Internet users, and just what is at stake in this process. More >>

Online GST changes a mixed bag for Internet users

Monday, 16 November 2015, 4:50 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ has analysed today's announcement regarding Goods and Services Tax (GST) treatment for online purchases, and found it to be a mixed bag for New Zealand's Internet users. More >>

Competition vital to telecommunications in New Zealand

Friday, 6 November 2015, 10:39 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ strongly believes that enhancing competition in telecommunications is vital to seeing our national goals achieved. These views have been articulated in a submission on the Regulating Communications for the Future Discussion Document ... More >>

InternetNZ excited about Kiwi cyber security group

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 2:50 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes an announcement made today by the New Zealand Internet Task Force that it has launched a public funding campaign to build a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT). More >>

Community grants help Kiwis benefit from the Internet

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 10:15 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announce the recipients of its latest community grants round - giving money for community projects and activities which support access and better use of the Internet in New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi companies take out top prize at the World Summit Awards

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 10:35 am | Internet NZ

Three Kiwi companies take out top prize at the World Summit Awards More >>

InternetNZ welcomes rural Internet ambition

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 4:09 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased by today's announcement of new Government targets for rural Internet connectivity. The new targets would see nearly all New Zealanders able to connect and share in the benefits and uses of high speed Internet connectivity. Due ... More >>

TPPA means copyright law reform needed

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 8:45 am | Internet NZ

With the conclusion of the years-long negotiating process for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in the United States this morning, InternetNZ says the wait for the detailed text now begins – and in copyright law, changes will be needed in ... More >>

Telecommunications Act changes vital for today's generation

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 11:37 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the release of the Review of the Telecommunications Act 2001 - Regulating communications for the future , released today from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

InternetNZ video asks what Kiwis want from copyright

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 10:45 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ today released a video comparing geoblocking of New Zealanders to passport control at a supermarket checkout. More >>

Bid process important for UFB2 tender

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 9:30 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see that the Government is pressing on with its commitment to connect more New Zealanders to UltraFast Broadband (UFB) Fibre networks, with today's opening of bids for fibre network builders to build these extensions. More >>

NZ finalists showcased in international tech awards

Monday, 3 August 2015, 2:01 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ welcomes the announcement by Communications Minister Amy Adams today that six New Zealand companies have been selected as finalists in this year’s World Summit Awards. More >>

New Council elected for InternetNZ

Friday, 31 July 2015, 12:50 pm | Internet NZ

InternetNZ held its Annual General Meeting last night and its members voted on a new Council for InternetNZ. More >>

A better world through a better Internet

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 4:13 pm | Internet NZ

Today marks the launch of a new broadband map that will allow New Zealanders to see what broadband technologies are, or will be, available to them. The map was launched by Communications Minister Amy Adams at a ceremony today in Wellington. More >>

InternetNZ announces new community grants

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 10:44 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ is excited to announce applications are now open for a new community grants round to advance its vision of a better world through a better Internet. InternetNZ has a total of $100,000 available for Project Community Grants and $15,000 for Conference ... More >>

Commission broadband price is still too high

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:39 am | Internet NZ

InternetNZ notes the Commerce Commission announcement today of a further, final Draft Determination on wholesale copper telecommunications service pricing, with few changes to its previous price decisions but a welcome change on backdating. More >>