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Beware of opening Microsoft Word attachments

Dear user, We are writing to inform all Microsoft® Office users of a new zero-day attack that installs malware onto fully patched systems running Microsoft's operating system via an Office vulnerability. We recommend refraining from sending or opening any Word documents via email. Microsoft Office has a feature called “Protected View” that is ... Read More »

12th Apr 2017
Bouncing Emails

We're experiencing emails being bounced back, we are investigating this issue and will post and update ASAP.

6th Apr 2017
PHP Upgrade scheduled

We will be upgrading our version of PHP this evening at 11pm.  Your website may experience disruption for approximately 5 minutes around 11:30pm while we restart the server your website and email hosting are on.  You do not need to take any action and all services will back to normal after the restart.

21st Jul 2016
Scheduled maintenance and upgrade

During the 21st June 2016 and 24th June 2016 we will be upgrading server hardware and resources to increase website performance and speed.  All work will be undertaken at our data centre late in the evening NZ time and we do not expect any disruption to your website and email services.Please follow us on Twitter #bigplansweb for any additional ... Read More »

19th Jun 2016
New client area released

We are excited to release our new client area for BIG Plans clients.  Our new client area is a whole new overhaul with a new more modern look and feel, navigation and many other features to manage your products and services with us, and even includes tight cPanel integration so you can set up your own email accounts.Please let us know your ... Read More »

15th Oct 2015
Websites configured to go through Cloudflare

We have configured clients websites to now go through Cloudflare Content Delivery Network.  This will help with the speed of your website.  Before changes were made, sites our our servers were being pinged at around 160 milliseconds, after the updated they are now responding in around 35 milliseconds and milliseconds in response times is very ... Read More »

25th Apr 2015
Withdrawal of free startup hosting

Our free web hosting for New Zealand startup businesses has now finished and we hope that this has helped those who used this.  All current active plans will remain free for the remaining term, many thanks.

20th Sep 2014
New FREE Web Hosting Plan Released

In recognition of the kiwi spirit and the can do attitude of kiwi entrepreneurs, we have released a free web hosting plan for those who are starting a new business.  This is to help new start up businesses reduce start up costs but allowing them to build their own branded website as well as any social media sites they may want to use.This ... Read More »

17th Aug 2013
New website up and running

We have finished implementing our new website and hope you like it.  You will notice the following; Faster load times and better site performance Simpler navigation New look and feel New logo and colour scheme Focused on hosting and domain names Smoother ordering process New terms and conditions and acceptable usage policy We have ... Read More »

14th Aug 2013
New website build for BIG Plans Web

We will be upgrading our website soon and are advising all clients that there will be some minor changes to our layout.  We will notify you in due course, many thanks for your continuned business support.

10th Aug 2013