Like us, our customers and stakeholders care about sustainability. They want to be sure that Powerco is taking its responsibilities seriously to meet the needs of our people and communities, our environment and the financial health of our company. We’ve detailed our work in this area in Sustainability at Powerco.
To keep our customers and stakeholders informed of our sustainability goals, targets and progress in a relevant and useful way, and to give people a channel to share feedback on our reporting.
In July 2020, we asked stakeholders to participate in a materiality assessment (in the form of a survey) to inform us on which sustainability issues are most important to them and to understand Powerco’s impacts. These findings have helped us to form Sustainability at Powerco and its five sustainability pillars:
- Pou whirinaki – Ensuring reliable and resilient networks
- Pou Taiao – Contributing to a lower carbon world
- Pou Hauora – Promoting health and safety
- Pou Manaaki Tāngata – Supporting our people
- Pou Whakakotahitanga – Engaging with our communities
Sustainability at Powerco provides insight into what Powerco has been doing, and is planning to do, to make our company more sustainable.
It also details Powerco’s sustainability targets for the next 1-3 years and beyond.
After reading Sustainability at Powerco, people can give feedback using a form on our website.
- Sustainability at Powerco formalises Powerco’s sustainability targets, making us accountable to customers and stakeholders
- Customers and stakeholders can have their say and give feedback to ensure we hit the mark.
- Powerco understands what sustainability issues are important to stakeholders and how they like to hear about our progress
- Powerco contributes positively to New Zealand’s energy future.
Construct new substation building
Route for new circuit between Arapuni and Putaruru confirmed
Planned power cut during this period
Construction of the circuit and new transformer at Putaruru substation
Find out the latest updates about this project
We strive to minimise impact in the design and placement of network infrastructure and we’re still planning and consulting on the route for the new circuit. The circuit will be a mix of overhead lines – which you will see, and underground cable – which you won’t see. You’ll also see a new building at our Putaruru substation, replacing the ageing existing building there.
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We like to get feedback from our customers so please share your thoughts.