2008 Northpower News
Northern Advocate - Whangarei, New Zealand.
One of Northland’s biggest and most successful businesses was named a top New Zealand workplace at a survey-based national awards event held in Auckland last night.
Northland owned and operated Northpower Ltd, announced today that it took out the ‘Highly Commended’ Award in the Private Sector category, for their Behavioral Based Safety programme and work around employee engagement.
In this issue of ConsumerLine find out how you can donate to the Electricity Rescue Helicopter; why our Linesman are some of the best in NZ; and how fast is fast on our new Fibre network.
Northpower and Top Energy the two Northland electricity lines companies, announced the start of the 2008 Electricity Rescue Helicopter Appeal, today. NEST Chairman John Bain said that Northpower and Top Energy have supported the Electricity Rescue Helicopter since the service began 20 years ago.
Northland owned and operated Northpower Ltd announced today the purchase of Energex’s New Zealand based operations. Energex provides electrical maintenance services for some of the country’s largest electricity and gas networks.
In this issue of ConsumerLine find out about Northpower’s new partnership with TelstraClear to deliver high speed broadband to consumers; who owns and is responsible for maintaining service lines and energy efficiency tips.
The National Business Review, New Zealand.
Northland has leap-frogged all other regions and most cities in New Zealand to begin an open-access, high-speed, broadband fibre optic network.
What does 45 Linemen + 7 Electrical Fitters + 3 Office Staff + 356 insulators + 150 cross arms + 22 poles….equal? A bloody big job!
Northpower consumers are set to receive something back from their local lines company. Northpower will provide all consumers connected to its network with a line charge holiday, which this year totals $5 million.
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