New Electric Vehicle fast-charging station in Nelson

Published 23/01/2017

Network Tasman opens a new Electric Vehicle fast-charging station in Nelson Pictured: Nelson City Council Mayor Rachel Reese and Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney at the new fast-charging electric vehicle station in the Millers Acre carpark in central Nelson. Network Tasman marked the opening of its third public Electric Vehicle fast-charging station with Nelson mayor Rachel Reese today (23 January 2017). The charging station is in the Millers Acre carpark adjacent to the Nelson iSite. It was the first of two new Network Tasman fast-charging...

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Network Tasman announces $3.5 million in line charge discounts

Published 28/11/2016

Consumer-owned local electricity distributor Network Tasman has announced $3.5 million of discounts will be credited onto its consumers' December power bills. "Network Tasman is pleased to provide an end of year discount at the same level as our December 2015 discount," said Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney. "This discount will bring the total paid to consumers in 2016 to $11 million. This has been achieved while delivering a reliable electricity supply and ongoing investment in our network." The company's 39,100 consumers will receive a...

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Network Tasman reassures customers about pole safety on its network

Published 21/10/2016

In response to safety allegations raised on NewsHub's 'Story' programme, Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney has moved to reassure customers and members of the public about pole safety on its network. "The items on the programme concerned Dunedin's electricity distribution network," said Kearney. "It highlighted ageing infrastructure, specifically wooden power poles, in Dunedin and Central Otago, and alleged delays in maintenance. Concerningly, the programme implied that other electricity networks around the country are in a poor condition. "Network Tasman contracts Delta Utilities to undertake maintenance on our network....

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Network Tasman supports EVolocity Challenge

Published 18/10/2016

Network Tasman supports EVolocity Challenge to help equip region's students for careers in design, engineering and technology. Excitement is building as teams complete their entries for this year's regional EVolocity Challenge, sponsored by Network Tasman. The EVolocity Challenge engages teams of students around the country in designing and building an electric vehicle using an electric motor componentry kit provided by EVolocity. Nelson Tasman teams are set to showcase their creations at the regional final at Trafalgar Park from 5pm on 19 October. This year, six schools from...

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