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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Network Tasman Fibre enables high-speed connectivity at upcoming NetHui event

Published 12/10/2016

Network Tasman Fibre is joining forces with to provide high-speed fibre at Nelson's upcoming NetHui event on 13 October at the Rutherford Hotel. NetHui are a series of events around New Zealand organised by InternetNZ designed to inform and inspire participants about internet-based issues. The programme for each event is driven by topic suggestions from the local community. Those put forward for the Nelson NetHui event include 'Privacy, big data and social media' and 'Digital citizenship in education'. "This is the first time NetHui has been held...

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