Wellington

Kordia buys Wellington-based hosting company iServe

iSERVE

Wellington-based hosting solutions company iSERVE has been bought by State owned internet service provider Orcon.

New Zealand's second largest specialty hosting business iSERVE and more advanced hosting services would be controlled by Orcon. 

Orcon CEO Scott Bartlett said in a statement, “We have a strong presence in the internet environment but we want to go beyond just broadband and hosting is one area where we believe we can add zing.”

$1 air fare offered by budget Airline Jetstar

$1 air fare offered by budget Airline Jetstar

Australian budget airline, Jetstar, in a bid to expand into the New Zealand market sold 30,000 $1 fares, one way on all the domestic routes between Auckland, Christchruch, Wellington and Queenstown, within three hours and had an overwhelming response in New Zealand and Australia.

These special web fares are available for the travel from July 22 to September 22, subject to the availability of seats on selected days and flights, excluding the public and school holidays.

Warning extended to Motorists to be careful

North Island, Wellington

A warning has been extended to drivers in the lower North Island by the police to take care in wet conditions tonight while a keen watch is being kept by the local authorities for flooding.

Caution has been advised on State Highway 2, the Rimutaka Hill road, due to high winds and surface flooding, by police in the Wellington region. Problems have increased on the Hutt Road at Kaiwharawhara, near Wellington due to more surface flooding.

A slip partially blocked State Highway 1, north of Wellington earlier today.

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