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...

30 January

Graduate engineers on board for the...

MainPower welcomes two bright young sparks to the team with graduate engineers joining us for the summer. Tim and Aiden are engineering students from the University of Canterbury, who are gaining some valuable work experience as part of their degrees. The pair will have the opportunity to work...

21 December

Safe holidays

MainPower wishes everyone a safe and happy holidays. Check out the tips below to keep yourself and your family safe around electricity this summer: Switch off non-essential electrical appliances at the wall before you go on holiday. Look up and look out for overhead power lines before moving...

4 December

New MainPower Chief Executive

MainPower is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Lester as new Chief Executive, following a thorough recruitment process that began in August. MainPower Board Chair Tony King is delighted to welcome Mr Lester to the business, who will take the lead for the execution of a refreshed...

30 October

Congratulations Youth Sports Scholars

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...