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New Orion building in Prestons Road

12 September 2019

Orion is building a new switching station on Prestons Road to ensure its network continues to meet the needs of the community in north Christchurch.

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Power line monitoring by helicopter

9 August 2019

Every two years we use a low-flying helicopter to carry out routine aerial surveys of some power lines in the Orion network. This is an integral part of our ongoing maintenance programme to ensure your power stays on.

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Orion switches on new power supply to Lyttelton

2 August 2019

Lyttelton’s new 11kV electricity cable through the Lyttelton Road Tunnel was switched on by Orion this week.

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2019 Annual Results: Weather a mixed blessing for Orion

1 July 2019

Central Canterbury’s electricity distribution company, Orion New Zealand Limited, delivered another year of solid performance and sustained growth in customer numbers in its Annual Results for 2019.

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Orion launches free EV test-drives

9 May 2019

Orion today launched a free offer for businesses to test-drive an electric vehicle for a week.

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