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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Patoa Farms wins Supreme Award

5 September 2016

Patoa Farms, based in Hurunui, won the MainPower sponsored Supreme Award at the North Canterbury Business Awards last Friday night.

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2016 MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund recipients names

5 August 2016  |  ,

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.

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MainPower 2016 Annual Review and Report available now

1 August 2016  |  

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[sitetree_link,id=50] of the MainPower website.

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Tuahiwi work complete

14 July 2016

MainPower completed work at Tuahiwi Road on Thursday 29 June.

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MainPower gets girls into hi-vis

7 July 2016

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.

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Tuahiwi Network Upgrade

10 June 2016  |  

MainPower will begin work on a planned upgrade of the electricity network in Tuahiwi next week.

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