MainPower is responsible for delivering and maintaining a safe, secure and reliable power supply to the North Canterbury region.

We own and operate the electricity infrastructure that delivers electricity to homes and businesses from the national grid. Electricity retailers sell electricity to residential and business customers - this is who you receive your monthly bill from.


The electricity retailers operating in the North Canterbury region are listed below. 'Accepts New Connections' refers to retailers that can arrange a meter installation for a brand new electricity connection (e.g. new build house).

Retailer Name

Contact

Website Address

Accepts New Connections

Community Power (Plus Energy)

0800 113 370

No

Contact Energy

Sign Up:
0800 494 000
Existing Customers:
0800 224 424

Yes

Ecotricity

0800 845 000

Yes

Electric Kiwi

Live chat via website

No

Energy Club (Future Energy)

Live chat via website

No

Energy Online

Residential Customers:
0800 086 400
Business Customers:
0800 365 007

Yes

Genesis Energy

Residential Customers:
0800 300 400
Business Customers:
0800 600 900

Yes

GLOBUG

Sign Up:
0800 456 506
Existing Customers:
0800 773 729

No

Kea

03 390 0009

No

Mercury Energy

Residential Customers:
0800 101 810
Business Customers:
0800 201 820

Yes

Meridian Energy Ltd

0800 496 496

Yes

Nova Energy

0800 668 236

Permanent supplies only (no temporary builder's supply)

Pioneer Energy

0508 363 749

No

Powershop

Sign Up:
0800 100 060
Existing Customers:
0800 462 668

Yes

Prime

0800 402 403

No

Pulse Energy

0800 785 733

Yes

Simply Energy

0508 474 6759

Yes

Switch Utilities

0800 794 824

No

Trustpower

Sign Up:
0800 369 845
Existing Customers:
0800 878 787

Yes