Stop Smartmeters NZ Updates: Meter replacement deadline of 1st April 2015 NOT true

April 1 “deadline” for electricity meter certification

It has been reported to http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz by many NZers that they have been told by representatives of their power company that there is a government deadline for electricity meter replacement by April 1 2015.

This is NOT true.

What the Electricity Authority (EA) regulations state is that meters need to have a current certification at that time.

If you live in a relatively new home (built during or after October 1999) your electricity meter will be certified up until and beyond April 1 2015….

Read the rest of this important update from Katherine Smith at the stopsmartmeters NZ website …. HERE

Other Updates 

Your chance to see the award winning smart meter documentaryTake Back Your Power for free in Auckland is coming up this week.  (Apologies for the late notice.)  Please send the link below to  people you know in Auckland.
http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/latest-news/see-take-back-your-power-for-free-on-february-24/

Heart problems resolve after smart meter modem disconnected

The link below describes how serious heart problems (that required multiple medical investigations) began after the installation of a smart meter and ended after the smart meter’s modem (which produces the microwave radiation) was disconnected to deactivate it.

http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/uncategorized/heart-problems-from-smart-meter-disappear-after-the-modem-is-disconnected/

Environmental Sensitivities Symposium

This is a FREE online symposium that includes information that will be helpful to people who are sensitive to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) as well as those with other health problems including chemical sensitivities, food allergies etc.  please check out this link and share it!
http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/uncategorized/environmental-sensitivities-symposium-march-2015/

Free EMR newsletter

This is a very good newsletter and it is free so please share this with colleagues, friends and family…The information could be lifesaving for some people. Thank you!

http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/government-and-electricity-industry-positions/free-emr-and-health-newsletter-new-edition-out-now/

Smart meters vulnerable to cyber attack

The headline says it all really…a clever hacker has worked out how someone could paralyse a city where so-called “smart” meters are used by using a very simple strategy…Another good reason to insist on a non-electronic meter!
http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/uncategorized/smart-meters-vulnerable-to-cyber-attack/

Smart meters and privacy updates

The Dominion Post recently covered the fact that the NZ Privacy Commissioner has received complaints regarding smart meters and privacy, so thank you to the people who took the initiative to complain – your complaints helped to increase public awareness of the smart meter issue.  You can access the story through the link below:

http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/government-and-electricity-industry-positions/dominion-post/

Have you heard of the “internet of things”?  The link below explains how smart meters fit into this “Brave New World”

http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/latest-news/smart-meters-the-internet-of-things-and-your-privacy/

Smart meters are a waste of money

Read what University of Exeter researchers have to say about smart meters here:
www.stopsmartmeters.org.nz/government-and-electricity-industry-positions/study-by-university-of-essex-asks-are-smart-meters-a-waste-of-money/

Thank you and Request!

That’s all for this update. Thank you to everyone who is helping with this campaign by running events in their communities, emailing people on their lists and sharing links through Facebook, as well as undertaking many other initiatives.

Wishing you the best of health,

Katherine Smith

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