MainPower has commenced work on a network upgrade project that will greatly improve the power supply to the Woodend and Pegasus area.
Established in partnership with the Hurunui District Council and MainPower, the $10,000 fund is open to residents of the Hurunui District and encourages voluntary and cooperative community partnerships working towards increasing the region’s biodiversity.
Recent severe weather events in the North Canterbury region serve as timely reminders of the danger of fallen power lines.
Kaikoura reidents are being asked to reduce their use of electricity while maintenance work is being completed in the area this week.
Earlier this month a team of keen MainPower employees volunteered to install 80 solar panels at the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre, near the Lewis Pass.
A charging station for electric vehicles is now available for public use at MainPower's head office, free of charge.
MainPower has announced a new leadership team with three new roles created, including Operations Manager, Commercial Manager and Chief Information Officer. The new leadership team will guide the company into the next phase of its transformative growth and execution of its customer centric strategy.
The winner of the 2015 MainPower Workplace Safety Innovation Award was Steve Monk, MainPower Plant Operator. Steve’s winning idea was a frame that secures cable drums when they are being transported on forklifts.
Secondary school students from the North Canterbury and Kaikoura region participated in the November EVolocity event at the Mike Pero Motorsport Park, thanks to sponsorship from MainPower.
Katelyn Inch (Lawn Bowls) was named top MainPower Youth Sports Scholar for 2015 at the North Canterbury Sports Awards Dinner, on Friday 30 October at the Ohoka School Gymnasium.