March 28th, 2018

REANNZ awards Hawaiki cable backhaul contracts

REANNZ has selected Vodafone and Chorus to provide fibre backhaul services to connect its backbone national research and education network to the Hawaiki Submarine Cable. Continue reading →
April 30th, 2018

Counting down to the Hawaiki Cable

30 June is circled on our calendar – that’s when the Hawaiki Cable is due to be handed over to us, ready for service.  Following acceptance testing then further testing on our network, it will gradually be rolled out to members. Back in April REANNZ announced it had selected Vodafone and Chorus to provide fibre backhaul services to connect the backbone national research and education network to the Hawaiki Submarine ... Continue reading →
July 20th, 2018

REANNZ congratulates Hawaiki Cable on its achievement

REANNZ has today congratulated Hawaiki Cable on the commercial launch of the Hawaiki Transpacific Cable System in New Zealand.REANNZ CEO Nicole Ferguson says, "We are proud to have a 25-year anchor tenancy on the cable as a future investment in New Zealand's research and innovation infrastructure."The cable also provides security and diversity of connectivity for our members."See more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeYIS8AtEsM ... Continue reading →
October 19th, 2018

REANNZ launches new Hawaiki Cable capacity -enabling a world first

REANNZ has today launched its new Hawaiki cable capacity which for the first time provides New Zealand researchers with a dedicated, high-speed connection to the United States enabling them to be partners in world-leading research collaborations. The connectivity has already delivered a “world first”. At today’s launch at the University of Otago, Dr Sandhya Ramrakha from the renown ‘Dunedin Study’, showed how they are now using the Hawaiki Cable ... Continue reading →