Power restored to region

3 March 2017

Transpower Outage

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MainPower Trustee elections open

17 February 2017  |  

Voting for the 2017 MainPower Trustee election is now open.

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Well done to NC Athletic Club!

19 January 2017  |  

The Grade 14 and Under team from the North Canterbury Athletics Club recently competed at the Colgate Games in Invercargill, doing an excellent job. With 11 athletes competing, the team brought home 10 medals in total!

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Summer Safety

9 January 2017  |  

During the summer months, Kiwis love spending time outdoors doing household maintenance, boating or playing with the kids. It’s important to look up and look out for power lines when you’re out and about.

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Holiday Closing Times

20 December 2016

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. 

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Earthquake response

16 November 2016

MainPower is currently in day three of our emergency response after the Monday morning earthquake.

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Electrical Engineering Scholarship winner announced

9 November 2016

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.

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Spotlight on trees

12 October 2016  |  ,

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?

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Groups recognised by local community

3 October 2016  |  ,

Following public vote, four community groups have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication as recipients of the 2016 MainPower Community Fund.  

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Let's talk about trees

13 September 2016  |  

We're working on our customer service and want to talk to our customers about trees.

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