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.nz NTP servers now IPv6-accessible

InternetNZ subsidiary company NZRS has advised that its public NTP service is now fully IPv6-accessible. In a post to the NZNOG mailing list, NZRS Chief Executive Jay Daley says that there is “new firmware on the boxes that fixes previous IPv6 issues”. and ntp3 are now accessible over IPv6, albeit ntp2 has a minor […]

Palmerston North IXP upgraded to support IPv6

Wellington-based broadband provider CityLink has announced that it has upgraded the Palmerston North Internet exchange to support both IPv4 and IPv6 peering announcements. In a post to the NZNOG mailing list, a CityLink representative says all five of the New Zealand peering points operated by Citylink are now dual-stacked. Those wanting to add IPv6 peering […]

Ministry moves to new Internet IPv6 System

Ministry of Health media release 17 September 2012 The Ministry of Health is one of the first government agencies to have enabled access to its websites via IPv6. Internet growth has meant that the 4.3 billion available IPv4 internet addresses – a requirement for anyone using any means like computers or mobile phones to connect […]

More NZ public-sector websites available over IPv6

The New Zealand Government is making slow but steady progress on ‘www’ availability over IPv6.  Recent public-sector websites joining the ranks of the IPv6-enabled include those managed by the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Primary Industries and the Ministry of Social Development. Details below: Ministry of Defence 2402:6000:200:100::10 Ministry of Primary Industries […]

REANNZ lives the IPv6 story

By Campbell Gardiner New Zealand’s Research and Education Advanced Network (REANNZ) was one of this country’s earliest adopters of IPv6, having implemented the protocol on its national backbone, dubbed KAREN, in 2006. By the following year the organisation had gone a step further, deploying internally on its office network, DNS,  and video-conferencing system. The Crown-owned […]