Our Network

MainPower are responsible for getting power to more than 39,000 customers in our region across our network of 5,017 kilometres of overhead lines and underground cables.

Learn more about our network projects

Our people

Our staff are our most valuable asset. We have a well-earned reputation for having an efficient workforce with a strong work ethic and high skill base.

Meet our leadership team

MainPower has been distributing electricity to the North Canterbury region for nearly 100 years, delivering electricity to over 39,000 homes and businesses via 5,017 kilometres of overhead lines and underground cables, across a geographic area of 11,180 square kilometres.

MainPower is a community-owned company. The MainPower Trust holds the ownership of the company on behalf of the communities of North Canterbury and for qualifying customers.

Consumer ownership of MainPower entitles qualifying customers to a customer rebate which appears on your monthly electricity bill. MainPower also provides sponsorship of community initiatives.