Yep, the Herald site is about as leaden as dial-up for me now. I am on Xtra's Explorer package (or something) on their new unlimited speed.
When you have an iTunes gift voucher purchased from an Apple store in LA, the iTunes US store doesn't seem to care that your computer is registered in NZ - as long as your postcode is, say, 90210.
Congratulations Public Address and excellent work. But my Safari has quit on me 3 times in signing on and getting here. OSX 10.4.8 G4. Not complaining - just an FYI. A cut above the Air NZ and Google websites though, ay.