The Department of Internal Affairs is responsible for investigating complaints about TXT Spam.
Any commercial message sent to you by TXT message, without your permission, or without an unsubscribe option, can be classified as TXT spam.
Step one: Forward TXT spam to 7726
Forward the offending TXT message from your phone free of charge to the short code: SPAM (7726)
You will receive a TXT response from the Department of Internal Affairs, asking you to complete your report.
Step two: Reply to TXT message and include the spammer's phone number
Please reply to the message you receive from the Department of Internal Affairs with the phone number the TXT spam message originated from.
The TXT message will contain a hyperlink to the mobi site: http://7726.govt.nz
For more information please see the Department of Internal Affairs website: