/. has a very active thread at the moment about the New Zealand software patent reforms that are currently going through the process of becoming law.

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/10/07/15/143210/Software-Now-Un-Patentable-In-New-Zealand?from=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Slashdot/slashdot+(Slashdot)&utm_content=Google+Reader

I think it is a very interesting discussion. Maybe some more Kiwis could weigh in on the discussion