4 April

$30,000 awarded to community groups...

A new batch of schools and charitable organisations have been named as recipients of the 2022 MainPower Community Fund. Since 2015, the Fund has distributed more than $190,000 to more than 170 groups and schools in the MainPower network. Twice a year MainPower gives away a share of $30,000...

2 March

Helicopter Power Line Inspections

MainPower is continuing to carry out aerial power line inspections during the month of March. The inspections will be completed using a camera mounted on a helicopter flying at a low level close to the power lines. The helicopter will only be in the listed areas for a short time as it moves...

26 January

Red Traffic Light Setting Update

MainPower is an essential service provider and will continue to operate throughout all COVID settings. During the Red traffic light setting, all planned outages will proceed as scheduled. We recognise outages may be difficult for some customers to manage, however, our priority is ensuring...

22 December

Upcoming power line surveys

MainPower will be carrying out aerial power line asset inspections from Monday 10th January until Sunday 20th February. The work will be conducted between Oxford and Kaikōura and is dependent on suitable weather conditions. The inspections will be completed using a camera mounted on a...