Internet Access

Access to information is a necessity for work opportunities and social connection. Covering the basic cost of Internet allows access for all New Zealanders.

Key facts:

  • The 2018 census found over 340 000 households did not have internet access.
  • 11% of all households or 885,081 people (based on average household size of 2.6 people).

First Steps

Free public access

Free public access in all central and local government buildings...

Provide a universal package

Work with telco providers to provide a universal package for all other users to sign-up to if they wish funded by the Government...

Connectivity in public and social housing

Start by providing connectivity (free wifi) as standard in public and social housing, and for those accessing disability services and services for those over the age of 75...

The Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment

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