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What Orion is doing to support our community during the coronavirus pandemic

22 September 2021

At Alert Level 2, Orion continues to operate efficiently and support our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Restoring power following winds last night

13 September 2021

Orion has had 35 crew members out since dawn this morning to assess the damage from last night’s storm and begin to restore power.

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Possible network impacts from gale-force winds tonight

12 September 2021

Orion has restored power to customers who were impacted by Friday’s storm, and is now preparing for this evening’s forecast gale-force winds.

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Severe winds cause power outages

11 September 2021

2:10pm UPDATE:  Orion advising customers who will be without power overnight tonight

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Two new board members at Orion

30 August 2021

Christchurch City Council Holdings Limited and Selwyn District Council have appointed two new board members to local electricity distribution company, Orion New Zealand Limited.

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