Unfortunately some parts of this website do not work properly on your browser version, please update your browser and try again.
If there's no power at your place, check out the current & planned outage map to see if you're affected by either a scheduled maintenance power outage or a fault. If your outage isn't listed or for more information, call us on 0800 30 90 80.
Warning: Scam on Facebook Messenger
MainPower has been made aware of a scam whereby messages are being sent via Facebook Messenger encouraging people to click on a link about tree trimming. The messages are being sent by an account claiming to be from a person who works for MainPower.
MainPower will not send any communications via social media messaging platforms. If you receive any suspicious messages please do not click on any links and report/block the sender.
Treat all lines as live during the outage period; power may be restored at any time. If you require further information, please call MainPower’s 24-hour fault line – 0800 30 90 80; to report an emergency call 111.
The ten recipients of the 2017 MainPower Youth Sports Scholarships were recognised at the 16th annual MainPower North Canterbury Sports Awards on Friday 27 October. The funds, which total $30,000, will be put towards the continued development of the young athletes in their chosen sports.
Ten finalists are selected who each receive a $2,000 scholarship. From the finalists, a winner and two runners-up are chosen who each receive a further $5,000 and $2,500 respectively.
Congratulations to the overall winner, Ben Oliver (Mountain Biking), the two runners-up Kiri Aitkin (Triathlon) and Bronwyn Dibb (Trampoline) and the finalists, Jacob Pepper-Edwards (Wrestling), Rebecca Jones (Archery), Macey Fraser (Football and Futsal), Charlotte Whittaker (Basketball), Gabrielle Rennie (Football), Jackson Ogle (Track Cycling) and Jordan O’Connell-Inns (Gymnastics).