Category Archives: Internet

At 7:56 am on the 17th of May 2016 RNZ reported on Concerns that people are being coerced into being vaccinated by the ‘No Forced Vaccines’ group. All well and fine, but shortly afterwards (8:54 am on 17 May 2016) there was a rebuttal interview with Nikki Turner of the Immunisation Advisory Centre. Still all well and […]

Internet, Manipulation 0

It looks like the Local Board and everybody contacting Chorus and Ministers with their concerns might be having some effect. Amy Adams sent this the other day. Dear Mr Harre Thank you for your email dated 6 March 2016 to Hon Nikki Kaye, Member of Parliament for Auckland Central, regarding broadband services on Great Barrier […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0

Two weeks ago I placed an ad in the Barrier Bulletin asking people to give us the results of a test on their broadband. then things went wrong, people were unable to load the page because the internet was to slow, Sparks broadband speed test decided to fail, etc…. but 24 people replied with 32 […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0

So, we have some preliminary results. Not nearly enough people have done the test yet and some have tried but said,”The Internet was to slow” which is terrible. To make things worse I have heard that the Port Jackson Tower was being worked on and that threw the network out a bit as well. Still, […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0

Dear Nicky Kaye, Hello from Great Barrier Island! Unfortunately we have become Great Barrier Island the land of unusable broadband and some of the residents on Barrier Chit Chat (Facebook Group) are no doubt sending you email right now. Anyway, I thought I would stick my oar in and give you a little bit of […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0

Great Barrier Island is one of the greatest places in the world to live. That amazing thing about that statement is that it still holds true after all that gets thrown at the island, or not thrown as the case may be. There are some major problems that have arisen over the years due to […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0

On the 03/06/15 I sent an email to Amy Adams office bemoaning the state of Internet on Great Barrier Island. Dear Minister, your government lent over a million dollars to Vodafone to build a call tower to provide better internet on Great Barrier Island. The Prime Minister himself came to officially open the tower. It […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0

I wrote this a couple of years ago after the erection of the cell tower in Okupu. Little has changed since then except for the massive overloading on the local exchange due to the increase in users. There was also an interview on RNZ about the power usage of the Internet where the interviewee was […]

Great Barrier Island, Internet 0