9 June 2020
Orion continues to operate efficiently and support our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As an essential service provider, we remain acutely conscious of our responsibility to maintain vital power services to the homes and businesses in Christchurch and central Canterbury.
At Alert Level 1 we are continuing to operate a safe and reliable network. We are undertaking our normal levels of network maintenance and upgrade work.
Be assured that we are well prepared to continue to support our community to keep safe, and we are geared up to respond as the situation evolves, or to other events.
Many businesses are feeling the impacts of COVID-19 on their ability to operate. To help businesses during this challenging time, Orion is offering through retailers a programme of support for business customers.
New ways we are working
Orion has implemented new ways of working to ensure we can continue to maintain essential power services to our community, and help in limiting the spread of COVID-19.
During Alert Level 1 we will continue to:
Throughout all alert levels we’re taking a cautious, proactive approach to ensure we can keep the power on during a difficult time when our community depends on it most.
At Orion, we continue to operate efficiently at Alert Level 1 and continue to monitor the situation closely.