Skinny Jump


Get affordable broadband at home

Skinny Jump is a low-cost, flexible pre-pay internet service for people with no current broadband connection who live in the 4G coverage area. No landline, contract or credit is required.

Skinny Jump costs $5.00 for 30GB of data which can be renewed as you go with a maximum of 5 plan renewals per month. The modem and the first 30GB are free.

Skinny Jump is available for households that:

  • meet the eligibility criteria and
  • their homes are in a Skinny Jump coverage area.

Are you eligible?

Your household is eligible for Skinny Jump if you identify with one or more of the following groups:

  • Families with children in low socio-economic communities
  • People with disabilities
  • Migrants and refugees with English as a second language
  • Māori and Pāsifika youth
  • Offenders and ex-offenders
  • Seniors
  • People living in social housing.

Can you get Skinny Jump at your house

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No coverage?

If there is no broadband coverage at your house, you can fill out the online application form and select:
Keep my application on file in case my house does get coverage in the future. 

Skinny Jump application form

You have coverage - how to get Skinny Jump

Sign up for a free Skinny Jump class at Whangārei Central Library.

They are held on Tuesdays at 10:00am and Thursdays at 2:00pm.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, booked classes may be cancelled at short notice.

Register for a Skinny Jump class

Select Whangarei Central Library from the All locations drop-down menu. 

Picture of location selector for Skinny Jump class registrations.

More information about getting Skinny Jump


If you need help to apply for Skinny Jump online:

  • visit Whangārei Central Library