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New Zealand’s four largest electricity distributors come together to offer businesses payment deferrals during COVID-19

17 April 2020

Electricity lines companies Orion, Powerco, Vector and Wellington Electricity serve 60% of New Zealand’s electricity customers. The group has worked together to provide network payment deferral programmes to business customers on their networks.

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Orion drops prices

3 February 2020

Local electricity lines company, Orion, will be reducing its prices by an average of 6 per cent, effective from 1 April 2020. 

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Irrigation interruption testing completed

23 January 2020

Thursday 23 January 14:40

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Irrigation interruption testing

6 November 2019

Orion will be testing its Irrigation Interruptibility Scheme over the summer.

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Partnering to protect native birds and power lines

1 November 2019

The Department of Conservation (DOC) and Orion have joined forces to protect native plants, birds and power lines on Banks Peninsula in Canterbury by controlling possums.

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