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New leadership team announced

9 February 2016   |  

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.

Innovative safety ideas rewarded at MainPower

12 January 2016   |  

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.

MainPower charge up EV competition

10 December 2015   |  

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.

Youth Sports Scholars awarded

11 November 2015   |  , ,

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.

Mayor opens Burnt Hill Substation

20 October 2015   |  

The Mayor of Waimakariri, David Ayers, and MainPower Chief Executive Bruce Emson, officially opened the Burnt Hill Substation at a ceremony held on site on Wednesday 14 October.

MainPower joins industry board

16 October 2015   |  

MainPower Chief Executive Bruce Emson has joined the Board of the Electricity Networks Association after being voted in by members at the annual meeting, earlier this month. 

Marathon effort to raise funds for St John

12 October 2015   |  

The St John Bed Push raised over $80,000 for new defibrillators for St John Ambulance.

Community Fund recipients announced

1 October 2015   |  

Recipients for the MainPower Community Fund have been announced with $10,000 to be shared between Wellbeing North Canterbury and the North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled. 

EV competition powered by MainPower

24 September 2015   |  

Secondary school students in the North Canterbury and Kaikoura region have been given the opportunity to participate in the EVolocity Electric Vehicle Competition thanks to sponsorship support from MainPower.

Kaiapoi Letterbox Sculpture sponsorship

16 September 2015   |  , ,

The Kaiapoi Letterbox Sculpture was unveiled in its new permanent location on the corner of Williams and Fuller streets in September. MainPower sponsored the installation of the sculpture, which was created by local artist Mark Larsen.