As West Coast electricity consumers, you are key stakeholders for Westpower and our whole business revolves around satisfying your reasonable expectations.

Providing a reliable supply of electricity with good support in the event of problems occurring is a major aim of the business.

We also want to make it as easy as possible for you to connect to our network and continue to receive a safe and reliable supply of electricity.

Westpower consumers range from small domestic connections through to large industrial plants such as the Westland Milk Products factory in Hokitika. We aim to listen to all of your concerns and respect your interests in the planning and ongoing delivery of a reliable power supply.

We’re always happy to hear from you and will do our best to satisfy your requirements.


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11kV Outage - Karangarua to Paringa

Affecting all consumers from Bullock Ck South to Lake Paringa, including:

  • Karangarua
  • Manakaiaua
  • Jacobs River
  • Hunts Beach
  • Bruce Bay
  • Mahitai
  • Paringa

Alternate date the following day (Wednesday 20th September 2017)

New Zealand
19 September 2017 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

400v Shutdown - Kumara Township East

Seddon St, Tui St, Fourth St, Fifth St, Otira Highway Kumara

Alternate date Thursday 31st August 2017 09:00 to 15:00

Seddon / Fifth St Crn
New Zealand
30 August 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

11kV Outage - Waiuta Rd & Blackwater Area

Affecting all sonsumers along Waiuta Rd including all of Blackwater settlement.

All consumers between Blackwater substation & Blackwtaer Creek along State Highway 7

New Zealand
29 August 2017 - 9:30am to 3:30pm