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Akaroa power network upgrade

17 July 2020

Orion is undertaking an upgrade to increase the resilience of its power network in Akaroa.

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Orion delivers on targets

13 July 2020

Local electricity distribution company, Orion, delivered on both network reliability and financial targets in its annual results to 31 March, released today.

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Arthur’s Pass predators put on notice

25 June 2020

Rats and stoats are on borrowed time as the Arthur's Pass Wildlife Trust prepares to set more than 130 new traps, donated by Orion, the local power lines company.

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It’s “gloves on” at community gardens

28 May 2020

It will be all hands on deck at community gardens this week as more people return to their favourite pastimes in Alert Level 2.

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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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