13 May

13 Minute Helipad Campaign

The 13 Minute helipad campaign, an initiative of the Māia Health Foundation, is the biggest and boldest crowd fundraising campaign the South Island has ever seen. Māia Health Foundation has pledged to raise $500,000 between 3 March and 14 April for the 13 minute campaign. Together, if they...

9 May

North Canterbury Business Awards 2018

The North Canterbury Business Awards, run by Enterprise North Canterbury, are about celebrating businesses and non-profits from across the region. There are eleven categories, including the MainPower sponsored Supreme Award for the business that best demonstrates exceptional all-round...

2 March

Getting creative at the Rangiora...

The Rangiora Festival of Colour is all abut bringing the community together! The festival will be held for the first time in Rangiora on 24 March - it is based on a traditional festival that is celebrated worldwide with participants throwing vibrant colour and playing traditional games. The...

20 February

Preparing for severe weather

Cyclone Gita is expected to bring heavy rain and high winds when it hits New Zealand. MetService is predicting its probable track is across central NZ or the top of the South Island on Tuesday and Wednesday. “This means preparing for the possibility of power cuts, water outages and road...

9 February

Electrical Engineering Scholarship

Applications for the 2018 MainPower Scholarship are now open. The $5,000 scholarship is open to University of Canterbury engineering students enrolled in their second or third Professional Year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree. Applications close 31 March 2018. Visit the...