Community Power

20 April 2016

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.  

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Work starts on improving power supply to Woodend and Pegasus

7 April 2016

MainPower has commenced work on a network upgrade project that will greatly improve the power supply to the Woodend and Pegasus area.   

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Applications for MainPower Hurunui Environment Fund now open

24 March 2016  |  , ,

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.

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Weather events reinforce importance of power line safety

22 March 2016  |  

Recent severe weather events in the North Canterbury region serve as timely reminders of the danger of fallen power lines.

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Call to reduce power usage in Kaikoura this week

15 March 2016

Kaikoura reidents are being asked to reduce their use of electricity while maintenance work is being completed in the area this week.

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MainPower install solar panels at Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre

8 March 2016

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.

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Rangiora's first public EV charging station

16 February 2016

A charging station for electric vehicles is now available for public use at MainPower's head office, free of charge.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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