To bypass the geo-lock enforced by Netflix, you need to make them trust that you are in fact inside the US, when you are sitting in your couch in NZ! Until recently, the one way to try this was to use Virtual Private Networks (VPNS), which would give your device a US IP address that could fool Netflix into thinking you actually were a US resident. This method was slow and time-ingesting. Thanks to new developments in technology, even though, there is a simpler way – Smart DNS era. DNS servers convert the name of a site e. g. www. xyz. com to a number (e. g. 345. 321.
Netflix in New ZealandWith its extremely low starting cost of around $9 a month, Netflix US is a discount.
It was the only option until a year ago when Netflix determined to go into officially Australia and New Zealand, and since then, many of us were torn among which versions of the time-honored streaming service to go for.v