MainPower head office will be closed from Friday 23 December 2016, re-opening Monday 9 January 2017. Our 24-Hour Faults line will continue to operate throughout this time - call 0508 60 70 80 to report a power outage.
MainPower is currently in day three of our emergency response after the Monday morning earthquake.
The 2016 recipient of the $5000 MainPower Electrical Engineering Scholarship is Tiantian Xiao, an electrical and electronic engineering student currently in her third and final professional year at the University of Canterbury.
MainPower is reviewing its vegetation management programme - more specifically, we want to improve the way we communicate with our customers around maintaining clearance zones for trees around power lines. Did you know MainPower spends close to $800,000 annually on trimming trees and branches growing too close to power lines?
Following public vote, four community groups have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication as recipients of the 2016 MainPower Community Fund.
We're working on our customer service and want to talk to our customers about trees.
Patoa Farms, based in Hurunui, won the MainPower sponsored Supreme Award at the North Canterbury Business Awards last Friday night.
The three recipients of the 2016 MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund were announced late last week, each taking a share of $10,000 to put towards projects aimed at increasing the Hurunui district's biodiversity.
MainPower's 2016 Annual Review was posted to all customers last week and is now showing up in mailboxes across the North Canterbury and Kaikoura region. It is also available on the disclosures page of the MainPower website.
MainPower completed work at Tuahiwi Road on Thursday 29 June.