Network Tasman lines charges decreasing from the beginning of April

Published 18/03/2019

"The price reduction is happening for several reasons," says Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney. "Firstly, Network Tasman's charges from Transpower for connection to the national grid have fallen and we are reducing our prices to reflect this. Secondly, in addition to our existing low-user plan we are introducing a standard pricing plan for those consumers that fall outside the low-user regulations. These changes will improve the fairness of our charges for our consumers and ensure that lines charges better reflect the costs of our services. "This means our charges...

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Network Tasman Introduces Associate Director Programme

Published 11/03/2019

Consumer-owned electricity lines business Network Tasman Limited and shareholder Network Tasman Trust is introducing an Associate Director Programme designed to offer emerging directors the opportunity to accelerate their boardroom experience for a period of twelve months on the board of Network Tasman. Network Tasman board chair John McCliskie said "The aim of the programme is to enhance the capability of senior leaders embarking on a governance career and to increase the availability of talented people for appointment to boards within the Nelson/Tasman region." "On behalf of the trustees...

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Free complaints process for Network Tasman consumers

Published 04/03/2019

Network Tasman is the company responsible for the lines and equipment that distribute electricity to the wider Nelson and Tasman regions, excluding Nelson city. If you're unhappy with something we've done or a service we've provided, we'd like to hear from you – you can phone, write or email us at We will: respond to your complaint promptly treat you courteously and respectfully work to resolve your complaint fairly and openly As a utility provider that is a member...

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Network Tasman to decrease its prices from the beginning of April 2019

Published 26/02/2019

(Media Release) Network Tasman will be decreasing its prices from 1 April 2019. This means the average residential customer's lines charges will fall by $3.50 per month (including GST). Network Tasman's cost of connecting to the national grid has fallen and it is reducing its prices to reflect this. After discounts, Network Tasman's residential prices remain the lowest of New Zealand's 29 electricity distribution companies (MBIE Quarterly Survey of Domestic Electricity Prices, November 2018). Even before taking discounts into account, Network Tasman's residential charges are expected to...

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