Smart meter replacement success

Hi Katherine


How are you?


I have some good news! Nova Energy will replace the meter with an analogue one, no problem! We have to pay



Meridian would not do anything despite my complaints.


So please put that out there..change to Nova…. they are still open to not doing smart meters, although they do support them they say, but also understand that not everyone wants them. I had quite a good chat with someone there who says that they are having other people phone them and wanting to get rid of their smart meter. I said that if they keep that policy they will get a lot of customers as people realise the health effects of the smart meters.


Best Wishes and thanks for your support. If there is anything i can do to help the cause let me know.

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WEL ‘smart box’ installation prevented

WEL ‘smart box’ installation prevented

One Hamilton resident has reported on a strategy that was successfully used to prevent WEL Energy from installing a “smart box”.  (The “smart box” is a new technology being introduced by WEL Energy to send information remotely to to WEL Energy.)

The procedure used to prevent the “smart box” installation was to send WEL Energy a letter by registered mail.  The text of the letter is below.

In response to this letter, the customer received the a reply from WEL Energy, which you may read by clicking on the image.  WEL Energy letter 16 May 2013 de-identified:


Text of letter sent to WEL Energy which prevented the installation of the “smart box”:




This is a legal notice.


Be advised, you and all other parties are hereby denied consent for installation and use of any and all “Smart Meters”, “Smart Boxes”, “Advanced Meters” or any other surveillance and activity monitoring device, or devices, at the above property. Installation and use of any surveillance and activity monitoring device that sends and receives communications technology is hereby refused and prohibited. Informed consent is legally required for installation of any surveillance device and any device that will collect and transmit private and personal data to undisclosed and unauthorized parties for undisclosed and unauthorized purposes. Authorization for sharing of personal and private information may only be given by the originator and subject of that information. That authorization is hereby denied and refused with regard to the above property and all its occupants.


This property is owned under ‘a grant in fee simple title’ and trespass applies for entry without invitation or the express written permission from the property owners.


All contact with the property owners must be in writing.


Yours sincerely