NeSI's national platform facilities are connected to the REANNZ network, Aotearoa's high-performance national digital network (or NREN). This national network supports collaboration and contributions to data-intensive and complex science and research initiatives in New Zealand and across the globe.
How to verify the status of external (wide area network - WAN) connectivity for NeSI
A real-time network status page is available on the REANNZ website as a 'weather map', which shows all traffic across its national network:
From that main 'weather map' view, you can drill down to a more detailed view of specific addresses, e.g.:
Wellington (WLG) for Niwa
Mayoral Drive, Auckland (MDR)
UoA Tamaki Data Centre (TDC)