Trees and power lines don't mix

Published 25/06/2019

Trees and vegetation can interfere with our network and even interrupt electricity supply. That's why it's important to manage them so that they don't get too close to power lines. Network Tasman takes a proactive approach to keeping trees away from our power lines by surveying all of our lines on a regular basis. We store the information collected in these surveys in a database. Our database records the full history...

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Temporary Power Interruption for Golden Bay

Published 07/06/2019

Sunday 7 July 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm Network Tasman needs to undertake essential planned maintenance work at our substation in Motupipi. Most of the electricity distributed in Golden Bay goes through this substation and the maintenance is required to ensure a reliable power supply to the area. Unfortunately, the maintenance cannot be undertaken while the substation is in service. To find out if your property will be affected, visit: and input your ICP Number in the field provided. ...

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Tips to save energy and money this winter

Published 29/05/2019

Simple changes to the way you use electricity can save you a lot of money. It's surprising how even small changes can result in worthwhile savings. The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) website has dozens of tips to reduce your electricity usage and make savings in your home. These include: A heated towel rail left on 24/7 can cost you $170 per year. You can...

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Our plan to support future regional growth

Published 06/05/2019

Every year Network Tasman reviews its Asset Management Plan. The plan helps us identify and anticipate key trends in electricity usage on our consumer-owned network and use the necessary planning required to keep it safe, reliable and fit for purpose. As part of the annual review, we consider recent network performance (safety and reliability), an updated demand forecast, and the current status of capital and network renewal projects. In our 2019 Asset Management Plan, available now on our website at, we outline how Network Tasman plans to...

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