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InternetNZ releases Briefing to Incoming Ministers

16 Dec 2008

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has today released its briefing paper for incoming Ministers, outlining the major ICT issues InternetNZ sees facing the country over the next year.

InternetNZ applauds ‘Fibre-to-the-Farm’ project

15 Dec 2008

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) congratulates the small North Island town of Mangamaire on the launch of its high-speed ‘Fibre-to-the-Farm’ broadband network.

Industry agrees - IPv6 transition plan needed

15 Dec 2008

Following a workshop convened by the Ministry of Economic Development, major ICT industry and stakeholder organizations have agreed on the need for New Zealand to develop a transition plan from IPv4 to IPv6, the next generation Internet addressing protocol. The transition plan will include education, and identification and removal of roadblocks to IPv6 deployment.

Report proposes utility expansion for broadband future

15 Dec 2008

Groundbreaking research released today by InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) concludes that utility expansion provides the best opportunity for dramatic improvement of New Zealand's broadband infrastructure.

Commission’s Accounting Separation requirements top-notch – InternetNZ

05 Dec 2008

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has reiterated today its strong support for the Commerce Commission’s Disclosure Requirements as released in late October for public comment.

NZRS replaces NS7 .nz name server

01 Dec 2008

New Zealand Registry Services (NZRS) is pleased to announce that an authoritative name server NS7.DNS.NET.NZ for the .nz Domain Name System (DNS) has been replaced.

InternetNZ welcomes international WIP findings

26 Nov 2008

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) welcomes the release of latest data from the World Internet Project (WIP) comparing Internet use in New Zealand with that in thirteen other countries.

InternetNZ and TUANZ In Talks

11 Nov 2008

The President of InternetNZ, Pete Macaulay, and the Chairman of the Telecommunications Users Association of NZ (TUANZ) Chris O’Connell, have announced that the two groups have entered into a formal collaborative discovery process to explore opportunities for closer organisational alignment.

Six political parties respond to InternetNZ questionnaire so far

04 Nov 2008

Internet New Zealand (InternetNZ) welcomes the response of six political parties to its 2008 General Election Questionnaire, and encourages the remaining parties contending the Election to complete and file theirs.

NZRS replaces .nz name server

28 Oct 2008

New Zealand Registry Services (NZRS) is pleased to announce that the authoritative name server for the .nz Domain Name System (DNS) has been replaced.