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Connecting with our friends in the Pacific

Check out those big smiles! Maybe it’s because they were in SUVA. Last year in October, Chris and Dave attended a UN meeting at the United Nations’ office as part of a task force that is heading up a new IXP in the Pacific. The Pacific IXP project is a new initiative that will form […]


NZIX AGM 2023 – Happening in July!

The 2023 Annual General Meeting will be upon us very soon and we would like to invite all members to save the date. We will once again run it as a hybrid event in the evening, with hopes that members near and far can attend. Date: Thursday, 27 July 2023Time: 5.30pm, with formalities starting at […]

NZNOG 2023

Another fantastic NZNOG took place in Rotorua late last month! As proud Gold Sponsors, we had a stand again this year, and used the opportunity to catch up with as many members as possible. We also ran bingo, which was a bit of fun, and we’d like to thank NZNOG for their support of the […]

NZNOG Postponed

We are once again proudly sponsoring NZNOG! This annual conference is vital to the internet community in New Zealand and is highly regarded for bringing the community together and providing valuable content. We hoped this year’s NOG would run from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th January 2022; however, due to the recent change in our […]

New PoP for AKL-IX

With a record-breaking year in 2021, we thought AKL-IX needed a new PoP! New locations are yet to be determined; however, we would like members’ input regarding the new location. The current areas of interest are: North Shore, If you have a preferred location in Auckland, please get in contact with us at peering@ix.nz Once […]

WLG-IX off to a Great Start!

Starting with the soft launch on Friday 1st October 2021, followed by the beginning of the twelve-month free period, the new Wellington IX has been off to a great start! With two PoP’s located at Xtreme DC and Spark Wellington Central Exchange, the IX set a record of 1.5Gbps of traffic. We look forward to […]

Traffic in 2021

Last year the network had a workout smashing previous records on both AKL-IX and CHC-IX. Our network ran seamlessly with many people working from home; keeping people and businesses connected. Auckland hit a max speed of 361.1Gbps on Monday 23rd August 2021, followed by Christchurch hitting a max speed of 9.4Gbps on Monday 30th August […]

Third Party Content Caches

It’s more great news for NZIX members! Our engineers have made some adjustments to the Route Servers across the network and are now permitting third party content caches supplied by other members via BGP communities. If your network wants to offer content caches on the IX get in touch with us at peering@ix.nz! To start […]

Hitting New Records

During the month of August, as lockdown commenced, the traffic through the exchanges started soaring. Incredibly, both AKL-IX and CHC-IX hit new records, with AKL-IX peaking at 341Gbps with plenty of room to spare. The peaks have continued throughout lockdown, with weekday highs ranging between low to mid 300Gbps. We could not be more proud […]