Oct 31st Security updates - 06/11/2016

An upgrade to all services will occur on Sunday, 6th November 7-9am, this will take approximately 45 minutes.We are doing this upgrade as a bug has been found in Linux kernels where users can “escalate” their privileges.  Users with a regular account can become admins using exploitable web applications, eg older versions of Wordpress or ... Read More »

Sep 24th We're out of the office

We're out of the office Saturday September 25th till Monday October 3rd

We will be checking emails and tickets in the time, but are mostly out of range for phone calls

Sep 4th More security updates

We have received a Xen Security Advisory (XSA) that requires us to perform updates to our Xen host servers (which is all our servers). To do this we need to stop the services running on these hosts, update the servers and restart the host servers. Updates will be started between 7-9am Sunday 4th September . We expect updates to take approx 45 ... Read More »

Jul 20th Major security updates

We have received a Xen Security Advisory (XSA) that requires us to perform updates to our Xen host servers. To do this we need to stop the services running on these hosts, update the servers and restart the host servers. Updates will be started between 6-8am Saturday 23 July. We expect updates to take approx 45 minutes. All services during the ... Read More »

Mar 27th Welcome to a new team member & Director

To all our valued customers at Hosting NZ.This is a quick message to update you on a few changes that are happening here at Hosting NZ.We would like to extend a warm welcome to Fraser Ray who joins our team and is also now a Director / shareholder of Hosting NZ.He brings new enthusiasm and technical knowledge / support which we know will be an ... Read More »

Oct 28th Support Site moved

We have moved our support site from http://support.hostingnz.net.nz to http://www.hostingnz.co.nz. At the same time, we are also undergoing a bit of a makeover and updating our content and plans. Make sure you come back regularly to see what is happening.

Oct 4th Client Area outage 5 Oct 2013

Our customers Client Area (https://support.hostingnz.net.nz/) will be offline for approx 1 hour tomorrow night (5 Oct 2013) from 10pm for maintenance. You will unable to view invoices or log support tickets. If you have any urgent issues during this time, please email info@hostingnz.net.nz This does not affect your access to your website control ... Read More »

Aug 17th CMS Updates

Read our latest blog post regarding updating your CMS systems. It provides a timely reminder to check that your CMS systems are up to date.

Jul 8th server1.hostingnz.net.nz drive change

It has been noticed that server1.hostingnz.net.nz has a failing drive and it is being replaced.  While the raid syncs there will be some performance degrading.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Regards

The Hosting NZ Support Team.

May 27th Microsoft Security updates - scheduled May 2013

Hi there, We have scheduled Microsoft Security updates for your server on Tuesday evening. Start time: 28/05/2013 22.00 - End time: 29/05/2013 04.00 We anticipate up to 60 minutes of downtime during this period and apologise for the inconvenience. We thank you for your understanding while this work is completed. If you have any ... Read More »