Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

Our story

Infrastructure for today and tomorrow

Northpower is a leading contributor to Aotearoa New Zealand’s electricity supply industry. With more than 90 years of network ownership, we have developed a reputation for excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable engineering, construction and maintenance solutions across the utilities sector including transmission, distribution, fibre and generation.

We are proud of our impact and contribution to the communities we serve. A contribution that goes beyond providing rock solid electricity and fibre infrastructure and construction services that keeps our local economy and the country networks running from our multiple locations across the motu (country). We build and maintain intergenerational infrastructure that delivers great outcomes for communities, households and businesses.

Our behaviours-based culture welcomes diversity, and we have a broad range of skills and roles across our network, contracting, fibre, future energy and corporate services teams. We care deeply about the safety and wellbeing of our more than 1,400 people.

Our electricity network

Our fibre network

Renewable energy

Where we work

Contributing to Aotearoa New Zealand's energy sector

Northpower is one of the largest contributors to Aotearoa New Zealand’s energy sector.

We’re a 100% New Zealand-owned integrated infrastructure company enabling the country’s energy transition.

Our business teams

Distribution contracting

Delivering exception service to network owners across the North Island

Transmission contracting

Construction and maintenance of transmisssion assets

Inspection solutions

An innovative approach to asset inspection and defects identification

Future energy

Turnkey solutions for grid scale solar developments

Our people are the heart and soul of our company

We have a strong and genuine team culture, were we embrace everyone with deep care, learn and adapt at pace, set the standard and deliver exceptional results.

We are always on the lookout for exceptional people like you, explore our available roles and come join our team.

A strong foundation with plans for an exciting future


Our future

What we offer

Health and safety

Learn more about keeping our people, our customers, our contractors and the public safe.

Stories from around our company

Fluctuating power advice

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Northpower’s frequently asked questions