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Power outage in Leeston this afternoon

13 June 2018

Orion advises 120 customers in Leeston that it needs to turn their power off for around two hours from 2pm this afternoon while it makes urgent repairs to a line fault.

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Akaroa power outage this afternoon

21 May 2018

Update: 4:47pm

Power has now been restored to customers whose service was disrupted by the emergency repair work this afternoon.

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Canterbury Rams 2018 season begins

26 April 2018

Orion is proud to sponsor the Canterbury Rams for the 2018 season.

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Canterbury’s future innovators gear up

13 March 2018

Canterbury region high school students have the chance to design, build and race their own electric vehicles at the 2018 EVolocity competition which launched last night.

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Smarter electricity pricing needed to capture full benefit of electric vehicles

8 March 2018

A report released today gives further weight to the view that New Zealand will need to develop smarter electricity pricing options for consumers charging electric vehicles (EVs) as mass-uptake of the technology occurs.

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