I asked her if she was aware that the Marketing Association already maintains a Do Not Call list in New Zealand, but apparently that had never been heard of before.
Finally, I get to my point! Is there a need to petition the government regarding unsolicited advertising on our home phones? I mean, there is no shortage of advertising options everywhere we look or listen already, and it appears that adding your number to the list maintained by the Marketing Association isn't worth spit.
[p.s. still want to learn the identity behind that "important message to all New Zealanders" automated call]