This page provides brief details about getting online in Tasman, as well as finding out which services are available in your area.

Check Availability

Check these sites to see what sort of internet is available now or in the future for your property, business or school:

Internet for homes and businesses

Internet is available through either copper (ADSL or VDSL) or fibre (UFB) networks, or through rural broadband transmitted wirelessly from cabinets or towers. There are also satellite providers for remote areas. The networks are developed and maintained by providers such as Chorus, Network Tasman and Vodafone (for rural broadband).



In the Tasman District there are a number of retailers who can connect you to internet services.

Chorus’ website lists the following providers in the wider region:

Free Internet at Libraries

  • Free Internet is provided to the public at all Tasman District Libraries.
  • Privately operated free wireless services are available in various locations around the District.

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The Big Picture

Crown Fibre holdings  provide an excellent overview of the national UFB picture on their website:

Local efforts

Tasman District Council's Registration of Interest was successful in securing improved ultrafast broadband. Rural broadband is the next project we are working on.

Digital Enablement Plan

To help everyone make the most of the internet, organisations and towns across the region came together to create the digital enablement plan.  

A range of projects and activities are now under way.

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