Recovery underway following ex cyclone Gita

Published 21/02/2018

Network Tasman advises that the following areas in the Tasman Region are without power this morning. Restoration efforts are challenging due to road closures, localised flooding and slips. We are working to restore power as soon as possible. Customers should prepare to be without power until late afternoon on Wednesday 21st February. As power can be restored at any time please treat all lines, electrical installations and wiring as live. Stay clear of downed lines and stay clear of trees that have fallen over lines. Updates will be posted on our web...

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Emergency plan for ex tropical cyclone Gita

Published 19/02/2018

Network Tasman has an emergency plan in place and we are doing everything we can to prepare for ex tropical cyclone Gita. Our critical staff and contractors are on standby, our emergency stores are stocked and our vehicles are fully fuelled. With a little planning you can be prepared for an unexpected power outage. Make sure you have: A torch and extra batteries. A fully charged cell phone or a land line phone that doesn't require electricity or fibre. A supply of water that isn't...

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Electric vehicles powering ahead in Nelson Tasman

Published 15/01/2018

Here is a recent article about the surge in EV ownership in Nelson Tasman from the Nelson Mail: Electric vehicles powering ahead in Nelson Tasman ...

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Network Tasman announces $3.6 million in line charge discounts

Published 22/11/2017

In its second discount credited to power accounts this year, consumer-owned local electricity distributor Network Tasman will credit a further $3.6 million to its consumers' December power bills. "This discount brings the total paid to consumers during 2017 to $12 million," said Network Tasman CEO Oliver Kearney, "and is at the same level as our December 2016 discount. "Network Tasman continues to re-invest in its core electricity network and is planning for the expected long-term growth of our region." Oliver Kearney said the company's 39,500 consumers will...

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