The Ministry of Economic Development is working to resolve an outage affecting a number of its websites.
The websites are expected to be unavailable until at least midday Wednesday 28 September. The Ministry has developed a resource on its homepage www.med.govt.nz/outage – to explain the ramifications of the outage.
We will be providing extensions to filing deadlines due during this outage and are doing all we can to minimise any inconvenience.
The following websites are affected: - Business Data - business.govt - Companies Office - Consumer Affairs - Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR) - G2B - Government Procurement Solutions - Insolvency and Trustee Service - Intellectual Property Office (IPONZ) - Motor Vehicle Traders Register - New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals - Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) - Radio Spectrum Management - Societies and Trusts - VolunteerNet.
The outage occurred on Saturday evening during preparation work to upgrade the servers hosting these websites.
We apologise unreservedly for any inconvenience experienced as a result of this outage.
Seems pretty amateur!