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This site is a community project by New Zealanders who do not want to see our copper landline infrastructure, which will function in a power blackout to be allowed to be run down or destroyed.
A corded phone that is connected to the copper landline network is a lifeline to emergency services if a storm or other event causes widespread power outages since this type of phone will work even if your home has no power.
The copper landline phone system allows people to choose to have a safe corded home phone.
This is particularly important in households with children given that their developing brain may be more vulnerable to adverse effects from cordless or cellular phones.
Many more reasons why the copper landline system is important and should be preserved may be found at this link: http://www.saveourlandlines.nz/uncategorized/welcome/
Unfortunately in late 2018 the NZ government saw fit to pass legislation to phase out access to the copper system in NZ towns and cities where there is fibre. However, the Minister for Telecommunications has stated that copper access in the countryside will continue.
We hope that you will support our online petition which you will be able to to access via the link below:
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Your voice in defence of our copper landline network and your taking the time to help educate others about the importance of this important national infrastructure. If you would like to volunteer to help with this campaign, please contact us via the Contact Form. Thank you.
We also have a Facebook page that you can like and/or follow at this link: https://www.facebook.com/Save-Our-Landlines-NZ-1626155717464225/
Above: The copper landline system has provided a vital service to New Zealanders for many, many decades. Given sensible regulations to protect this vital infrastructure New Zealanders should be able to enjoy the benefits of the copper landline system for many years to come.