It turns out that the owner of the domain is Hadley Rich, who ran astug.org.nz (The NZ Asterisk Users Group). And it appears that after a year or two of operation the site had stagnated a little, with less than 100 genuine members, and very little changes to the wiki in recent times.
It had previously been suggested that the AstUG should branch out into a general VoIP group, and Hadley today proposed that we join forces, and rebrand, redevelop and relaunch AstUG with the NZ VoIP Users handle that I was about to launch with at voipusers.co.nz.
That work is predominantly finished now, with only minor changes to be made, though we are looking for a decent logo, and might just make a competition out of it!
The idea of the site is to inform people who are looking for information about VoIP on any level (from Skype on the desktop, to a Cisco Call Manager solution and much more!), and provide a mailing list for fast feedback and discussion.
The idea of having a wiki is to encourage community involvement - people can edit articles to add valuable information, or correct mistakes, or create new articles altogether.
There is a section for Asterisk consultants to list their contact details, and we are happy for this to cover anyone who can provide VoIP consulting services.
We are also aiming to provide comprehensive information about VoIP providers, primarily those offering some sort of local service in New Zealand (billing in NZD, NZ DIDs etc etc), but also overseas providers too.
I look forward to hearing any feedback about the site and how we could make it better!
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Comment by David, on 17-Apr-2007 20:51
Is it just me or do the links to this bring up a praked domain sign from discount domainz?
Comment by rscole86, on 17-Apr-2007 23:58
It works for me :)
Comment by Wong Seoul, on 30-Jul-2007 02:28
Thanks for the info. Where can I post my questions regarding VoIP in NZ. I need a NZ VoIP # preferrably free, or cheap. Thanks
Comment by salome ada, on 26-Nov-2008 00:23
Hello Dear, Your blog having very good information, in short nice blog.
Comment by AndrewTD, on 5-Jul-2010 14:54
where did the wiki go?
Comment by Stephen Aldridge, on 18-Jul-2011 21:03
hi, has this URL died? http://www.voipusers.org.nz/ Stephen
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