One Choice Campaign

The One Choice campaign has started and we are going to slowly build on this One Choice Theme where people have One Choice that will change everything. The choice that […]

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New learning space for Waimate High School

Louise Upston 2 JUNE, 2017 New learning space for Waimate High School Associate Minister of Education Louise Upston today opened a new learning space at Waimate High School. The school […]

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Waimate Community Wireless Trust looks to expand nationwide

Fairlie could be the next town to benefit from a wireless fibre internet project, which could be duplicated across the country. The Waimate Community Wireless Trust is looking to expand […]

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South Canterbury A&P Association installs free wifi at its showgrounds

TETSURO MITOMO/FAIRFAX NZ South Canterbury A&P Association secretary Reto Oswald, left, and Waimate Community Wireless Trust advisor Mike Dooley test out new free wireless internet at South Canterbury A&P Showground […]

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Wireless internet would be ‘more bang for buck’ for Government’s UFB, provider says

TESS BRUNTON Last updated 19:51, February 6 2017 The Government would get “more bang for its buck” if it used wireless fibre internet instead of trenching in fibre cables, a Waimate Community […]

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Rural internet initiative to benefit economic development

By Tess Brunton While regional economic development is not the main reason for the wireless fibre internet initiative, it could become a positive flow-on effect. Tourists and businesses could benefit […]

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Fibre internet speeds on the cards for rural regions

By Tess Brunton Regional towns across New Zealand could have access to fibre internet speeds using existing fibre broadband connections in schools. Regional towns across New Zealand could have access […]

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Waimate Area Digital Development Project Goes Live

The Community Wireless Trust is extremely proud to announce our success in securing a funding grant from IntenetNZ to the tune of $15,000 for Stage 1 of the Waimate Area […]

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When the Lights Go Out and Networks Go Down ……..

I admit to having a hard time in long meetings. My mind is such a lateral-thinking machine that it constantly drags me off-topic. I can’t help it. Fortunately for my […]

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Waimate business owner says poor internet has cost her clients

MYTCHALL BRANSGROVE/FAIRFAX NZ TESS BRUNTON Last updated 11:23, September 18 201 Waimate District Council candidate Jakki Guilford is frustrated with her poor internet, which she says is killing her home business. […]

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