Whanganui was chosen for a LiDAR technology trial because of its varied landscape. Its historical vegetation management practices, storm damage, and the age of its network assets combined for an interesting scenario.
We surveyed 33,191 rural poles
Each pole was photographed 12 times from different angles
Inspection revealed 37 previously unknown high-risk network defects that could be addressed – an excellent result.
Tuesday, July 05, 2022Between November 2021 and March 2022, we used pole top photography to survey 46,870 power poles on our rural electricity networkView moreProject update
Pole top photography and LiDAR - Summer 2020-21
Saturday, February 01, 2020Between November 2020 and February 2021 we used LiDAR and pole-top photography to survey and document much of our network.View more