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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Trees and power lines don’t mix

Published 19/02/2019

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 of each surveyed site, including the condition of nearby trees. If we identify trees that...

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Network Tasman Ltd makes $10,000 donation to Mayoral Relief Fund

Published 12/02/2019

Network Tasman Limited has donated $10,000 in support of families that have been affected by the fire which started in Pigeon Valley on Tuesday, 5 February. The donation has been made to the Tasman District Council Mayoral Relief Fund. "As a consumer-owned company, we recognise the impact this fire is having on our community and the tremendous efforts that are currently underway to fight the fire," said Mr McCliskie. John McCliskie, Chair, Network Tasman Limited ...

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Mapua Area Power Cut 14 January 2019

Published 15/01/2019

Power was cut to approximately 2,250 customers in Appleby, Mapua, Mahana, Upper Moutere and Ruby Bay last evening at 4:53pm when a sheet of iron being transported on a truck blew up into the power lines. The incident occurred in Appleby near the corner of Swamp Rd and SH60. Contractors removed the sheet of iron from the lines allowing power to be restored at 7:20pm. This is the third incidence of loss of supply to the Mapua area in the last 6 months as a result of vehicle related...

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