Yesterday MainPower played host to local women who are interested in pursuing a career in the electricity distribution sector, as part of "Girls with Hi-Vis" month.
MainPower will begin work on a planned upgrade of the electricity network in Tuahiwi next week.
Environmentally minded students from Rangiora New Life and Southbrook Schools have been out in force at Hegan Reserve in Rangiora recently, participating in the Waimakariri District Council’s Green Corps programme, which is supported by MainPower.
The people of Kaikoura realised their vision for a high standard of healthcare for all residents and visitors with the official opening of the new Kaikoura Health Te Ha o te Ora last month. The health facility in the heart of Kaikoura township delivers ‘better, sooner, more convenient’ health care for the local community including primary care, aged care, acute care, maternity care, radiology services and trauma stabilization. Congratulations to the Kaikoura community who made the project happen through fundraising and securing grants and sponsorship. MainPower committed its support for the project as a corporate sponsor.
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.