As of this writing (April 28 2018) a bill (the “Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill”) is currently being considered by the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Parliamentary Select Committee.
Submissions on the bill closed on 2 February 2018. (An extension until March 30 was granted to members of Grey Power but the organisation’s national leadership apparently chose not to inform its members about the extension.)
As of May 4, 2018, the select committee had posted 175 submissions on its website
The clause of the bill that proposes to deregulate the copper phone line infrastructure in parts of NZ where fibre optic infrastructure