Five-year public space Wi-Fi contract comes to an end

Last Updated : 08 Nov 2016
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Auckland Council’s five-year contract with Tomizone, entered into initially for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, with Tomizone to provide free Wi-Fi in open spaces will expire on 6 November.

Auckland Council’s five-year contract to provide free Wi-Fi in selected public spaces will end from November 6.

The five-year contract, with service provider Tomizone, was initially set up for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, with users able to access up to 1GB of free Wi-Fi per day.

“The council will continue to assess its options for providing a similar Wi-Fi service in the future,” the Director of ICT, Mark Denvir, says.

“We continue to offer free 1GB of Wi-Fi to visitors of all 55 of Auckland’s libraries, as well as additional locations such as the Auckland Art Gallery and selected community, leisure and event venues.”

Where to find free Wi-Fi

Auckland Libraries: All 55 libraries throughout the Auckland Region will continue to offer free Wi-Fi to visitors.

Auckland Community Centres: Nine sites offer free Wi-Fi. They are:

  • Wesley Community Centre
  • Mt Roskill Youth Centre
  • Te Atatū Peninsula Community Centre
  • Mt Albert Community Centre
  • Mt Albert War Memorial Hall
  • Ōtara Community Centre
  • New Lynn Community Centre
  • Te Atatū South Community Centre
  • Kelston Community Centre.

Other sites which offer free Wi-Fi include:

  • Auckland Art Gallery
  • Te Oro, Glen Innes
  • Studio One Toi Tū, Ponsonby
  • Bledisloe House Customer Service Centre
  • Auckland Botanic Gardens
  • Mt Albert Leisure Centre
  • Ōtara Pool and Leisure Centre
  • Ōtāhuhu Recreation and Youth Centre (includes Pool and Leisure Centre)
  • The Cloud
  • Shed 10
  • Nathan Homestead, Manurewa.
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