October 2017 mobile network upgrades

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October 2017 mobile network upgrades

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Our networks team is working constantly to improve our mobile network's coverage and capacity. Here are the upgrades completed so far for October 2017.


Site location



Wallacetown-Lorneville Highway, Lorneville 9 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
Ferry Road, Ferrymead, Christchurch 9 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
Moana View Road, Great Barrier Island 10 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Seddon Street, Kumara 11 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 12 October Added 4G (700MHz)
Helena Bay, Whangarei 13 October New 3G & 4G (700/1800MHz)
York Road, Midhirst, Taranaki 13 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Argyle-Otahuti Road, Spar Bush, Southland 13 October Added 3G & 4G (1800/2600MHz)
Ness Road, Whangaroa 16 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Rocky River Road, Ngatimoti, Riwaka 16 October Added 3G & 4G (2600MHz)
Bremner Road, Ashburton 16 October Added 3G & 4G (1800/2600MHz)
Preeces Point Road, Coromandel 16 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Gudex Road, Cambridge 16 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Ohinau Drive, Opito Bay 19 October New 3G & 4G (700/1800MHz)
Meadowbank Road, Auckland 19 October New 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
State Highway 8, Omarama 19 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Hawksburn Road, Clyde South 19 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
Paparata Road, Manukau 19 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
Skeet Road, Auroa, Taranaki 19 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Paradise Valley Road, Ngongataha, Rotorua 20 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
Mt Michael Valley Road, Fairlie 20 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)
Station Peak, Kurow 30 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
Rifle Range Road, Waihi 31 October Added 3G & 4G (1800MHz)
State Highway 7, Motunau Beach 31 October Added 4G (1800MHz)
Kowhai Road, Orewa 31 October Added 4G (700/1800MHz)

You can find our planned upgrades for coming months here


The coverage maps are updated monthly, so new changes might not be listed yet. You can check the coverage maps at and we'll update them with the above sites soon.


I'll update the list above as more sites are upgraded or added during this month.



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Vodafone New Zealand
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