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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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.

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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.

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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. 

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