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Online GST changes a mixed bag for Kiwis, says InternetNZ
InternetNZ is pleased the Government has decided on an appropriate threshold for overseas internet-based retailers before GST collection is required."
17 Nov 15
InternetNZ on how the TPPA impacts internet policy
“Copyright should not be subject to closed door deals. This approach breeds distrust and suspicion."
06 Oct 15
InternetNZ's new grants round open for applications
"Contributing this money to the work of others means that we can really help New Zealanders make the most of the internet in this country."
09 Jul 15
InternetNZ on Harmful Digital Communications Bill: education top priority
"The best way to help people deal with the challenges they encounter online is through making sure they have the skills to do so."
01 Jul 15
InternetNZ announces new funding for internet research
"This most recent allocation of funds shows the diversity of applications the internet has," says John Carter, InternetNZ chief executive.
05 May 15
Industry groups off-chorus on ComCom delays
Acting in haste in ComCom’s wholesale broadband pricing decision could leave ‘the rabbit in charge of the carrot patch’.
22 Apr 15
D-Day: InternetNZ chief slams Global Mode legal action
“Until they are, any demands for shutting down or public statements prostrating oneself should be treated with the contempt they deserve.”
15 Apr 15
Lightbox, SKY, TVNZ legal action won't stop piracy
"Efforts to undermine competition like this aren't innovation: they are just trying to reduce our choices," says InternetNZ chief executive.
07 Apr 15
InternetNZ boss slams mass collection of Pacific data
“NZ should not be collecting mass data on New Zealanders or on anyone else," says Jordan Carter on allegations NZ has conducted mass data harvesting.
05 Mar 15
Have you registered your .nz domain name?
Do you have a .nz domain name? You may have special registration and reservation rights for the new .nz version, but you’ve only got until 31 March.
02 Mar 15
InternetNZ to give away $80,000 in research grants
InternetNZ will be giving away $80,000 to help fund individuals and organisations conducting research projects focused on internet topics and issues.
20 Feb 15
600,000 Kiwi businesses using .nz domain name
.nz continues to be the domain name of choice for New Zealanders in the face of growing competition in the market.
03 Feb 15
Spark's free Lightbox offer earns praise
Spark offering the service for free to its 600,000 customers is exactly the sort of thing that helps push internet-based solutions into the limelight for mainstream New Zealanders.
20 Jan 15
Are Vodafone and Spark using ComCom copper prices as an excuse to charge more?
"There occurs the slightest hint of a wholesale price rise and the providers are sending out letters to their customers telling them they have to pay more."
08 Jan 15
Top 10 internet predictions for 2015, by InternetNZ
"In the spirit of bravery and with the knowledge of almost certainly being proven wrong on many," InternetNZ provides insight into where the internet is going in 2015.
05 Jan 15
InternetNZ welcomes new trans-tasman internet cable
InternetNZ says the plan to have a new internet cable to New Zealand by June/July 2016 is ambitious but welcome.
18 Dec 14
Spark launches 'urgent review' of pricing
"Given today’s decision, we feel we have no choice but to undertake an urgent review of our current pricing across both voice and broadband plans."
02 Dec 14
You can now register a .nz domain
From 1pm today a new .nz registration option launches
06 Oct 14
Just days to go until more choice in .nz domain names
In just under a week the second level .nz hierarchy you’re so used to seeing will undergo a major change.
02 Sep 14
Kiwis get ready... for more .NZ domain name choices
Have you ever looked at a .nz website or email address and gotten a kick out of the second level hierarchy? Of course you have.
11 Aug 14
Policy ushers in new era of choice in .nz domain names
"The change keeps all the advantages of the current system while expanding choice..."
24 Jul 14
Commerce Commission extends copper pricing consultation
"We take the industry’s concerns seriously and believe that the benefits of ensuring effective industry input outweigh any extended period of uncertainty."
22 May 14
Research grants awarded to find a ‘better internet’
Around the country this week recipients of several InternetNZ grants were a step closer to realising their research goals.
07 Apr 14
Two in, two out for InternetNZ
Four councillors were elected to the InternetNZ Council this week, including the appointment of a new InternetNZ Fellow.
11 Jul 13