Archive | May, 2011

NZ Ministry for Culture & Heritage dual-stacks websites

NEWSFLASH New Zealand’s Ministry for Culture & Heritage has dual-stacked several of its websites, including: Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand New Zealand History 28th Maori Battalion ANZAC Vietnam War Cultural Well-Being A full list of New Zealand Government websites with a quad A record is available at

Latest news from the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force – May 2011

Asia Pacific region runs out of IPv4 Internet addresses The organisation that manages Internet address allocation for the Asia Pacific region has announced that it has no more IPv4 Internet addresses available for general allocation. APNIC (the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre) is now implementing austerity measures, in which the remaining few IPv4 addresses are […]

Come and see us at CIO Summit & Net Hui

The New Zealand IPv6 Task Force will be out in force at two upcoming ICT events – the CIO Summit and NetHui – promoting recent Task Force activity and encouraging organisations to adopt IPv6. The CIO Summit is being held in Auckland on 27 and 28 June 2011 and the Task Force is teaming up […]

IPv6 – Light at the End of the Tunnel

The Canadian IPv6 Summit was held in late April, with an illuminating keynote presentation given by Owen DeLong of Internet backbone provider Hurricane Electric. DeLong’s keynote, titled ‘IPv6 – Light at the End of the Tunnel’ focused, among other issues, on the viability of carrier grade NAT. He noted that while NAT is the only […]

Media zeros in on IPv6

In recent weeks IPv6 has hit the headlines, with local media renewing its interest in IP address exhaustion. Read and listen at the links below: IPv4 addresses down to last block – rationing starts (Computerworld New Zealand) Who’s in and who’s not now we’re out of IPv4 addresses (National Business Review) No More […]