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View current planned and unplanned outages on our electricity network. 

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0800 111 848

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Our Annual Delivery Report 2021.

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  • A broken trampoline destroyed by high winds
    Media release

    Wild weather causes power outages - 4:30pm update

    Wednesday, November 03, 2021
    Approximately 5,200 customers are currently without power - mainly in the Taranaki and South Waikato areas.
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  • Field crew retrieving equipment from a work ute
    Media release

    Wild weather causes power outages

    Wednesday, November 03, 2021
    Strong winds have caused a number of power outages across Powerco’s network overnight and Wednesday morning, with Taranaki and Bay of Plenty mainly affected.
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  • Powerco's GRESB five star rating badge for 2021
    Media release

    Powerco achieves 5 star rating in the 2021 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark

    Monday, November 01, 2021
    The international survey sets the global standard for environmental, social and governance benchmarking.
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  • Marfell Primary school students with their laptops
    Media release

    Laptops new lease on life at local schools

    Thursday, October 28, 2021
    Online learning has just got a lot easier for students at New Plymouth’s Marfell School with the donation of 30 laptops from local energy company Powerco.
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