The New Zealand Network Operators' Group
The New Zealand Network Operators' Group (NZNOG) has no king, president
or formal membership. It consists of the subscribers to this mailing
list. The group is intended to facilitate discussion among operators of
networks in New Zealand on matters relevant to network operators as
described in the list's Acceptable Use Policy. That policy appears later
in this posting.
We hold New Zealand's only technical networking conference. See
for details of conferences from 2004 to
Work is now under way in preparation for the next conference, to be held
in the North Island in early 2009.
if you live in or near Auckland,
Hamilton or Wellington.
Operators' Contact List
for operational contact details for
most New Zealand ISP's. These are intended for use by other network
operators, not by most customers.
for details of exchanges in operation.
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NZNOG Mailing List Acceptable Use Policy
The NZNOG mailing list exists to provide a forum for the exchange of
technical information and the discussion of implementation issues
that require cooperation among New Zealand network service providers.
In order to continue to provide a useful forum for discussion of
relevant technical issues, users of the list are asked to respect the
1. Discussion will focus on Internet operational and technical
2. Discussion related to meetings of network service providers is
3. Discussion unrelated to these topics is not appropriate.
4. Postings to multiple mailing lists are discouraged.
5. Postings that include foul language, character assassination, and
lack of respect for other participants are unacceptable.
6. Blatant product or service marketing is unacceptable.
7. Postings of a political, philosophical or legal nature are
8. Postings to the list should be in ASCII or MIME encoded as
text/plain. Attachments should not be sent to the list. To
present a document, a suitable URL may be referred to. For
documents of general interest, the use of proprietary file
formats is discouraged.
9. Breaches of list etiquette should be dealt with privately with the
offending list user, and should not result in complaints being
sent to the list.
10. A person repeatedly breaching list etiquette shall receive warnings
from the list administrator. A further breach after the second such
warning within thirty days shall result in the offender being
unsubscribed from the list. Other action may also be taken to block
postings to the list by the offender. Any such unsubscription is to
be immediately announced to the list.
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Any message sent to the list will be archived and made available on the
web automatically. Changes are not made to the archive on request,
though the administrators remain happy to assist the Office of the
Privacy Commissioner should any complaint be laid with that office.
One way to search the archive is to use google and prefix your search
with site:list.waikato.ac.nz .
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