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Outages

View current planned and unplanned outages on our electricity network. 

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Connect your home or business to our electricity or gas network. 

Emergency

If there's imminent danger, such as fallen lines or a gas leak, call us immediately (24/7).

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Electricity

0800 27 27 27 

Gas

0800 111 848

Low flying helicopter in your area

Inspecting power poles in the rural areas.

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Look up / Know what's below

Doing DIY around the home? Beware of overhead lines and underground gas pipes and electricity cables – otherwise your neighbours won’t be the only ones in for a shock.

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Updates

Our latest news and project updates. View projects
  • Man up ladder painting near power lines.
    Media release

    Look up and know what's below

    Wednesday, December 22, 2021
    DIYers should beware of overhead lines and underground gas pipes and cabling around the home this summer – otherwise they might be in for a shock.
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  • Boat with electricity cable in the water
    Media release

    Catch fish, not cables this summer

    Monday, December 20, 2021
    Boaties visiting Pauanui and Tairua this summer are being reminded to stay safe around marine power cables spanning the harbour at the holiday hot spot.
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  • Aerial pic of arborist cutting tree.
    Media release

    Funds secured to protect Greytown's iconic gum

    Tuesday, December 14, 2021
    Powerco is supporting the Greytown community’s drive to save its iconic giant gum.
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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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