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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.
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 MainPower Community Fund is a contestable fund available to community groups, cultural organisations or schools operating in or serving the North Canterbury region. In each funding round, there is a share of $30,000 available to be split between the successful applicants, with $20,000 be...
Irrigators use a large amount of electricity. Irrigators on the MainPower network may be connected to our emergency load control system. Houses, sheds etc. are not connected to the emergency load control system. Irrigation load is not controlled to manage load on a seasonal basis, unlike hot...
The three recipients of the 2016 MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund were announced late last week, each taking a share of $10,000 to put towards projects aimed at increasing the Hurunui district's biodiversity.
Established in partnership with the Hurunui District Council, the fund is...