Adams: Harmful Digital Communications Bill – Third Reading

Speech – New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, I move, That the Harmful Digital Communications Bill be now read a third time. Read more »

NetHui programme highlights key issues of the Internet

Press Release – Internet NZ

NetHui 2015s programme – developed with the NZ Internet community – has been finalised with a diverse array of sessions exploring issues which will affect the future of the Internet. Read more »

Free Thoughts – Harmful Digital Legislation

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Harmful Digital Communications Bill looks set to pass into law next week. I have voted against it, and have moved amendments in an attempt to improve the Bill. I want to explain why I oppose this Bill. Read more »

Diligent censured for 3rd time in 2 years

Article – BusinessDesk

Diligent censured for 3rd time in 2 years after Weldon’s departure causes compliance gap Read more »

Central District Police launch Facebook page

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Central District Police have today launched their Facebook page to further engage the District’s communities in preventing crime and identifying and locating offenders. Read more »

Save time, renew your rego online

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging owners of the 1.2 million vehicles with a rego expiring in July to save money and take advantage of new and easier to use on-line payment channels. Read more »

Macrons not recognised in email by Government systems

Press Release – Karaitiana Taiuru

If you have te reo Mori in your email address, it is unlikely you will be able to contact a government department, MP, local council or polytechnic online says Digital Mori expert Karaitiana Taiuru. Read more »

Save time, renew your rego online

Press Release – NZTA

Save time, renew your rego online The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging owners of the 1.2 million vehicles with a rego expiring in July to save money and take advantage of new and easier to use on-line payment channels. With the ACC levy portion of a … Read more »

Bite.co.nz Claims Number One Food Website in Latest Figures

Press Release – NZME.

Bite.co.nz Claims Number One Food Website in Latest Figures 25 June 2015 New Zealand Media and Entertainments (NZME) Bite.co.nz is the number one food and cooking site in the country with a unique audience of 194,000^ in May. Editor Jo … Read more »

Businesses in the dark on cyber risks

Press Release – Insurance Council

The results of research released today from the Insurance Council of New Zealand shows three out of four people (76%) think New Zealand businesses are not well prepared to manage computer hacking and keep data secure and confidential. It is estimated … Read more »

Bell Labs and Technische Universität Dresden sign agreement

Press Release – Alcatel-Lucent

Bell Labs and Technische Universitt Dresden sign agreement to collaborate on advancing the development of 5G networks Read more »

Building or renovating? Wire your home for the future

Press Release – Blackfoot

The governments investment of millions of dollars into the Ultra-Fast Broadband network is a bellwether for the future: New Zealand is becoming a more connected nation which views broadband as a fundamental service alongside water, electricity … Read more »

UPDATE: Sky TV, Spark shares up as Kiwis lose global access

Article – BusinessDesk

June 24 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television and Spark New Zealand shares gained after the consortium of telecommunications companies and broadcasters cut a deal with rebel internet service providers, effectively blocking Kiwis from accessing … Read more »

InternetNZ deeply disappointed with Global Mode withdrawal

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ is deeply disappointed at announcements today that the Global Mode service is being withdrawn from New Zealand. Read more »

Wearable tech start-up launches US$200,000 crowdfund bid

Article – BusinessDesk

June 23 (BusinessDesk) – Kiwi start-up I Measure U has launched a US$200,000 crowdfunding campaign today on Californian-based platform, Indiegogo, to raise funds to help manufacture its first wearable technology consumer product, offering discounted products as the … Read more »

NZ ISPs to stop ‘global mode’ from September

Article – BusinessDesk

June 24 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand internet service providers offering their customers the ability to circumvent regional restrictions on content they can access over the web will stop offering those services from September in a deal cut with broadcasters … Read more »

Government’s digital speech restrictions go too far

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has indicated he cannot support the Governments Harmful Digital Communications Bill due to what he sees as an overly broad focus and potential criminalisation of young people. Read more »

Only three weeks to End-of-Support for Windows Server 2003

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

IT leaders are faced with the choice between managing challenging security and compliance risks, and modernising their operating system for todays mobile-first, cloud-first needs Read more »

Northlanders enthusiastic about prospect of better broadband

Press Release – Northland Inc

Many Northlanders are underwhelmed by their current broadband and cellphone coverage and are keen for the region to get the benefits of better telecommunications infrastructure. Read more »

Connect Smart Week Promoting Cyber Security Made Simple

Press Release – Connect Smart

As Connect Smart week kicks off today, Kiwis are reminded to take simple steps to keep themselves secure online. Read more »

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