25 January, 2023

What a domain’s TLD tells you about its future price

Max / Domains

The wholesale cost of a domain comes down to how the top-level domain (TLD) is regulated, the financial incentives of its registry, and market forces. Read between those lines and you might be able to guess where prices will go next.

25 January, 2023

Are .kiwi domains worth their higher cost?

Max / Domains

Wondering if a .kiwi domain is worth the relatively steep investment? Here's what you need to know.

15 December, 2022

Profile: Gareth Evans, Umbraco expert & Sniper Systems founder

Max / Case studies

Gareth Evans of Sniper Systems probably knows Umbraco better than anyone else in New Zealand. We spoke with him about his business’s development niche, his favourite CMS, and the pitfalls of self-hosting.

14 December, 2022

Holiday Hours, 2022-23

Jishnu / News

As usual over summer, we will operate reduced hours for phone support. Emergency support remains available 24/7 and we'll regularly check emails and support tickets as well.

09 December, 2022

Orders now open for the 2023 SiteHost t-shirt

Max / News

It’s the end of the year which means it’s time for that most treasured of annual traditions, the SiteHost t-shirt giveaway!

04 November, 2022

Microsoft licence costs will climb in 2023

Max / News

A cascade of software licence price increases is hitting the hosting industry. The latest news is from Microsoft.

03 November, 2022

OpenSSL vulnerabilities: Managed Linux servers are already patched

Jishnu / News

If you manage your own Linux server(s), act fast to update OpenSSL.

02 November, 2022

cPanel and Plesk’s prices tick up again. Time for Cloud Containers?

Max / News

cPanel and Plesk price rises have become one of our least favourite end-of-year traditions. Cloud Containers remain a good way to avoid the ratchet.

28 October, 2022

SiteHost API changes accommodate InternetNZ’s new registry platform

Connor / News

If you use the SiteHost API, there are a number of changes coming next Tuesday, November 1.

12 October, 2022

SiteTech Group Acquires Vocus NZ’s Domain and Web Hosting Business

Ben / News

Our parent company is proud to announce the acquisition of Vocus NZ’s domain and web hosting business. 

11 October, 2022

ZX Security attacked a big piece of Government technology—and we were proud to help

Max / Case studies

When ZX Security wanted to simulate a hefty DoS attack on a Government client, we were the supplier they trusted to deliver the weapon.

23 September, 2022

Time to get ready for the new .nz registry system

Max / News

Renew or register .nz domains before 1 November, and prepare for a longer minimum registration period.