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Orion boosts power supply to Lyttelton

5 February 2019

Lyttelton is set to welcome the long awaited boost to its power supply when Orion puts through a new 11kV electricity cable through the Lyttelton Road Tunnel in March.

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Restoring power after strong winds last night

24 January 2019

Update: 4:30pm

Orion would like to thank customers for their patience while crews are working hard to restore power after last night’s storm.

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Working hard to restore power

23 January 2019

Update: 10:25pm

We’re working hard to restore power, with some crews working through the night where they can safely. We won’t be able to get everyone back on tonight. Please be prepared to be without power until sometime tomorrow. Thanks for your patience, and check our website for updates.

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Orion signs up to Climate Leaders Coalition

21 November 2018

Orion has signed up to the Climate Leaders Coalition, making a commitment to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions in New Zealand.

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Castle Hill area power outage

1 November 2018

Update: 2:07pm

Power is now expected to be restored to customers in the Castle Hill area by 3pm today. Thank you for your patience. 

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