Below is an email I sent to Spark regarding 5G. Continue scrolling to see their response. Discussion paper here


Dear Andrew,

I obtained your email from the 5G Briefing put out by Spark in August this year. I was highly disappointed to see that Spark does not seem to have any concerns - or self investigation - regarding any potential health issues involved with EMF waves in general and in particular high frequency millimetre waves. Concerns over the dangers of EMF/EMR are - despite what our media, corporations and government departments will tell you - have been around for many years and there are many peer-reviewd and official studies showing the multiple dangers of this type of technology.
I could easily add many links here for you regarding these dangers and if you wish me to, I would be more than happy to provide these links. However, for now I would like to get your attention and - to be honest Andrew - see if you will give me the time of day to respond to my email, or just label me as a crank and shove me to the junk mail folder. Let me assure you, I am an intelligent and well researched person with nothing but concern for my family, my community and my country and I would like to think that Spark has similar values.
Unfortunately, it is obvious from the 5G Briefing that Spark is a nprofit-driven corporation that is rushing head-first to what will potentially be a health nightmare, does not do it's own due-diligence and puts sales ahead of public safety. And for what reason? Because the 'consumer demands it'? That is rubbish! Yes, there will be many people (with no idea of the risks) who think that faster streaming of their games and Netflix would be cool, and yes some folks who might think it is great to have a driverless car. But I'm pretty sure that if most people were aware that high-powered electromagnetic frequencies will be pumped from powerful and multiple antenna (many within metres from their home and/or sleeping area) to a saturation level, often with little or no immediate benefit to them, they would be reluctant at least.
Even your 5G Briefing shows a picture of a grandchild holding a cellphone, despite World Health Organisation classing it as a possible carcinogen and the US National Toxicity Programme finding a link between certain cellular signals and an increase in brain tumours 
Not to mention that many people suffer from electro hypersensitivity (EHS) - including my own partner - and with the new 5G rollout, will not only suffer more but will find it almost impossible to find a safe haven as the IoT is steam-rolled out to blanket the nation.
Why can Spark not be the market leader in researching and providing 'safe' internet instead of just the fastest? Now is the time to step back and take a deep breath and carefully do the research before we end up with another health epidemic such as smoking.
I sincerely hope that you take the time to seriously look into what I have written here and not just rush back with the standard corporate line. I look forward to your response and some action from Spark.
Yours sincerely,

Dear Saru


Firstly, my apologies for taking some time to get back to you. Given the thought you clearly put into your email to share your concerns, I wanted to ensure we addressed your concerns properly and it’s taken me a few days to confirm some aspects with Spark’s EMF experts.


As a company we take the safety of our customers (and indeed of all New Zealanders) very seriously when it comes to all areas of our business activities and operations.  This includes having a dedicated staff member who is responsible for ensuring Spark’s EMF compliance and alongside this we engage with a number of independent experts, who continually test and monitor our network. 


We are aware that there are many views on the safety of Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF) arising from radio frequency waves, and conducting research online will uncover vastly differing opinions, reports and official studies.  Let me outline our position and our activity in this area.


Internationally, we look to the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the primary body that reviews and monitors EMF. The position, supported by the WHO, is that there is no clear evidence from the thousands of scientific studies undertaken to date that mobile phones or base stations (i.e. cell sites) present risks to human health. The European Commission’s Scientific Committee agrees with the WHO findings. Investment and studies have increased in the past 20 years as mobile telephony has become widespread.  For almost 70 years, scientists have examined non-ionising radio frequencies for any indication of risks to human health, and leading independent scientific bodies continue to review all the available evidence.


I note your concern about the WHO classifying EMF produced by mobile phones as possibly carcinogenic to humans. This categorisation sits alongside many other commonly used items like coffee, processed meat, pickled vegetables, and some sunscreen ingredients. “Possibly carcinogenic” is a lower level than other categories used by WHO - there are separate lists of those items that are categorised as ‘known carcinogens’ and those that are “probable carcinogens”. The WHO also states that many studies have been performed over the last two decades to assess whether mobile phones pose a potential health risk. To date, no adverse health effects have been established as being caused by mobile phone use and this is why their status is listed as ‘possible’. 


In New Zealand, the Ministry of Health Interagency Committee monitors research into EMFs, and reports to the Director-General of Health.  The Committee reviews local and international research and makes recommendations whether New Zealand Standard remains appropriate for protection of Human health.  See:


The New Zealand standards for exposure to EMF from radio transmitters follow international recommendations. Spark designs all its mobile cell towers to comply with National Environmental Standards (NES) including radiofrequency standard NZS2772.   Based on our continuous and robust testing obligations, Spark’s cell towers transmit at around 1-2% of the New Zealand standard. You can find evidence of our independent test results published on the Ministry of Health’s website here:


In your email you have indicated that your primary concern is around the high frequency millimetre waves frequencies that are intended to be used as part of the provision of 5G services.  The effect of millimetre waves has been documented and incorporated in existing exposure standards as these frequencies have been used for many years in other applications (e.g. dish antenna for point to point communications) – so this is not a new technology or exposure. 


The key global body for determining EMF exposure standards is the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). A revision of the relevant IEEE exposure standard is currently underway and includes a review of millimetre wave in its research. We are waiting for this to be published (we expect a draft will be circulated publicly later this year) and we will continue to monitor and adhere to the standards if and when any change is required. 


As discussed in our 5G Briefing Paper, the first spectrum bands likely to be made available in New Zealand for 5G are at similar frequencies to mobile technologies already in use. The existing New Zealand exposure standard covers all these frequencies, and research published since the standard was adopted still supports the limits set in the standard. Measurements at test sites suggest that exposures from 5G transmitters will be similar to those from the current technologies. As happens already, if demand increases then more sites will be needed, each covering a smaller area. As they cover a smaller area, they will need less power and based on international models we expect that exposures should be no greater than around existing sites.


You also raised concerns about the image of a child in our 5G whitepaper using a cell phone.  You will note we have ensured the child is using a ‘hands-free’ kit, which is the official health recommendation for children aged under 12. 


I trust that this response provides you with the information you were looking for - and assures you of our ongoing commitment to ensuring EMF safety and adhering to global and local standards.  We will continue to seek independent advice from qualified experts on the health and safety of electromagnetic fields and other non-ionising radiation types and any future scope of work will include further consideration on this topic.


Best regards

Andrew Pirie


Andrew Pirie

Lead, Corporate Relations
Spark New Zealand


+64 9 359 2250


+64 27 555 0275


Spark New Zealand Trading Limited

Level 7 Purple, Spark City
167 Victoria Street West
Private Bag 92028, Auckland 1010

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Would be a great question for our unelected president,Jared Kushner.

Among the many potential problems with exposure to 5G radio waves are issues with the skin, which is interesting when you consider that this technology is already being used in the military for crowd control purposes.

This kind of technology, which is in many of our homes, actually interacts with human skin and eyes. The shocking finding was made public via Israeli research studies that were presented at an international conference on the subject last year. Below you can find a lecture from Dr. Ben-Ishai of the Department of Physics at Hebrew University. He goes through how human sweat ducts act like a number of helical antennas when exposed to these wavelengths that are put out by the devices that employ 5G technology. [Source]

The U.S. military developed a non-lethal crowd control weapon system called the Active Denial System (ADS). It uses radio frequency millimeter waves in the 95GHz range to penetrate the top 1/64 of an inch layer of skin on the targeted individual, instantly producing an intolerable heating sensation that causes them to flee.

thats what i keep hearing ,but i am not finding anything about israel not deploying 5g there .this whole game has been to get everyone to blame the jews instead of the zionists and those who married into the jews (so they could  eventually sieze israel as their own as they declare themselves "god chosen" and superior much like those who went to (as far as we know ) exterminate them in  ww2 days). i have also heard from others that isreal is exempt from the chemtrailing/geoengineering/haarp projects ,one evidenced a nexrad map video  that didnt assert that but showed pretty much nexrad deployments everywhere but isreal .i just want to get my facts straight .i DO know that nz,canada,and usa smartgrid software is isreali iron dome missle defense software ,one corp called mpreist and another i cant rememebr,so they have control of ALL our infrastructure,utilities,transportation networks ,ect via backdoor AND front door .i know intel is isreali .but i also know dafna tachover ,an isreali soldier/attorney living in the usa is ehs injured and one of the hugest activists ever .she is so pro isreal she'll block you from her activism pages if she thinks your not .she is the one who told me kevin mottus ,devra davis,magda havas and others are all jewish so any bad talk about isreal somehow amounts to wanting to have all jews thrown in an oven .everythings so polarized anymore ,literally and figuratively .

I searched but could not find any verification that 5G would be "deployed" in Israel.The 5G "oven" is being deployed many other places it seems.

Thanks for bringing that up Deanna,

the comments on this thread are the first Ive heard about Israel allegedly inventing and also not deploying 5G...(or being affected by chemtrails and haarp for that matter). Im not going to bother following up on that issue because its a rabbit hole not worth going down. Doesn't actually matter what Israel are doing or not doing with it all at this point.

The whole electronic prison/surveillance system being rolled out was invented decades ago by some kind of conglomerate of western allied deep state military technological occultists. The group that we call..the hidden hand. 

Are Isreal involved? Well, we all know about the Zionists in charge so yeah most likely. Do the Russians/Chinese and other countries have similar deep state technology? Most likely.

Of course theres international politics involved in whos doing what and why but at the end of the day political boundaries are just another tool for the few at the top of the pyramid to control the many. The political blame game is getting absolutely ridiculous, they are all in on it at the top.... its just a divide and conquer technique.

People aren't fully understanding that the world is run by a select bunch of ancient bloodlines that deliberately provoke the most violent/fearful part of human nature to prevent everyday people from self organising in small and relatively safe communities. So Im not really sure why we are still bothering to look for answers through politics, the whole system is so toxic I cant even imagine what its going to take to change it, seems beyond the scope of many.

Its beyond me most of the time.

i understand that and agree,i was just trying to point out to people whether it be isreal ,china,russia or any other country ,we have a foriegn entity in total countrol of our countries infrastructure ,and that is kind of a big deal .its hard here in the usa to get the tv watching people to understand that regardless of all the "isreal is our allie" talk ,isreal is still a foriegn country in complete control of our smart utilities country wide .... remote control .i was just trying to confirm ,or deny ,whether 5g is for sure being exempted from deployment in isreal ,because that really cant be ignored either ,especially if it IS isreali tech that will be rolling out as 5g here 

Agree Deanna.Awareness is a wonderful thing

Ohhh... I see what you mean now Deanna.

Nobody in DC wants to hear our concerns:

Didn't Trump say he was going to give this country back to the people??lol

Thanks George


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