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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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Power restoration after today’s storm

29 April 2019

Power is being progressively restored to 4,000 households following high winds and heavy rain which caused power outages across the Central Canterbury region this evening.

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