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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.
Orange Traffic Light Update
During the Orange 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 we can maintain a safe, reliable, quality supply of electricity throughout the network. If you are working from home, we recommend that you have a backup plan should a planned or unplanned outage affect your area.
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.
Congratulations to our successful 2017 MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund recipients.
Established in partnership with the Hurunui District Council, the fund supports community initiatives to improve the district’s biodiversity.
Moir Farms Amberley - awarded $2.500 To establish a protected area of native planting around a natural waterway which already harbours some native plants. This work will be in Creek Gully on Teviotdale Farm.
Mt Lyford Association - awarded $2,500 This newly established Association will use the funding to begin the eradication of wilding trees around the area of Mt Lyford and in doing so protect the bio diversity of the area.
Port Robinson Reserve Advisory Group - awarded $5,000 The group has planted native in recent years in the Reserves area and will use the grant to complete the eradication of wilding Pines in the area.
Submissions for the fund open in April each year. For more information visit the Hurunui District Council website.