Website editor’s note: The purpose of this post is to provide basic information about 5G for people in New Zealand who are only just starting to investigate this technology. There are numerous aspects of concern about 5G, including health and environmental issues as well as privacy issues. (There is useful information on the environmental and privacy aspects of 5G on the website )

Overview of the 5G system that is proposed for New Zealand

Information about the 5G system that telecommunications want to use in New Zealand may be found at the following link:

The video “5G in 5 Minutes” provides an overview of reasons for concern about 5G

Literally only 5 minutes long, this is a great introductory video to the 5G issue:

A video of a US senator (who previously worked for NASA as an engineer) provides a good overview of the disadvantages of 5G

This video is just under seven minutes and the link also includes a written document on safer alternative to 5G authored by the senator and his wife, who is a physician. This is a great video to recommend to tech-minded friends:

A video of a doctor testifying about how 5G could bankrupt the health system in her state

The doctor testifying is in North America but considering the severe strain on NZ’s health system – even without 5G – we cannot afford to ignore her warning:

Reports of street trees being felled to make way for 5G

Concerning reports from the UK as well as a number of countries in continental Europe suggest that urban trees are being cut down to make way for 5G. This link reports on this issue:

How is the “Internet of Things” connected to 5G?

The link below gives an introduction to the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and explains how it is connected to 5G:

Want to help stop 5G?

If you want to join the growing number of New Zealanders who do want 5G to be introduced into New Zealand, please go to this page for ideas of what you can do to help stop 5G: 

If you would like to connect with a local Stop 5G/5G Free New Zealand group, please go to this link:





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