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Save Our Landlines NZ has launched a petition on the copper landline phone issue.

The petition asks New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters to withdraw the Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Bill which threatens New Zealanders’ access to the copper phone line network.The petition requests that the bill be re-drafted it so that it protects the copper phone line system and ensures that it remains  accessible at an affordable price.

The petition, hosted by Change.org may be accessed at the link below:

https://www.change.org/p/prime-minister-jacinda-ardern-and-deputy-prime-minister-winston-peters-save-new-zealand-s-copper-landline-phone-system

Save Our Landlines NZ asks supporters to please share the link and encourage friends and family to sign the petition.

Thank you.

Ed note:  We have had feedback that the petition would not work properly for someone who was using Chrome as their browser.  It works fine when using Firefox.

Please join us

Your voice in defence of New Zealand’s copper landline network and your taking the time to help educate others about the importance of this important national infrastructure would be most appreciated.

If you would like to write to your MP and ask him or her not to vote for the bill that will destroy much as NZ’s copper landline system, there a template letter that you can adapt and information to help you do this here: http://www.saveourlandlines.nz/news/a-vote-for-the-telecommunications-new-regulatory-framework-amendment-bill-is-a-vote-for-the-destruction-of-much-of-nzs-copper-landline-phone-system/

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/

All of the submissions on the bill may be read at the following link: https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-proposed-laws/document/BILL_74818/tab/submissionsandadvice