Contracting Capabilities

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

Helping businesses to grow and connect

We're here to help local businesses grow and connect

There are more than 10,000 small and medium businesses in Whangārei and Kaipara, as well as large-scale industry that forms the backbone of our communities and economic development. We build long-term relationships founded on a deep-seated commitment to help our communities thrive.

Find out about getting connected to electricity, fibre or solar, pricing for business, advice for high energy users, and how to keep your people safe when working around our networks and more.

If you need more information please reach out to our friendly customer services team.

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Working with Northpower

If you’re planning any works around our lines, either digging, pruning or maintaining trees, or other maintenance like waterblasting or painting around power lines or service lines, we’re here to help keep you and your people safe.

Whangarei at night

Working around our network

Temporary (safety) disconnections

Safety when digging

Get your business connected with electricity

We’re here to support businesses across Whangārei and Kaipara to get connected! Whether you’re a small home-based business, a medium retail or office-based business or a large scale manufacturing plant, we’re here to ensure you have access to the electricity you need to keep your business up and running.

New electricity connections and alterations

Energy retailers

Electricity pricing

Approved contractors

Get your business connected with fibre

A Northpower Fibre ultra-fast broadband connection can be a game changer for your businesses and customers. We’re here to ensure you have access to the fibre you need to keep your business up and running, connecting you locally and to the world.

New fibre connections

Fibre installation

Fibre pricing

Outages and faults

Outages and faults can have a significant impact on your business. We want to help you be prepared so – where possible – you can continue operating safely.

Check for outages

Preparing for outages

Staying safe

Before you start any work around our network, it’s important to plan ahead and know the rules to keep your people safe while tackling any work around our network. Talk to our friendly team about our free services to help keep your people and your customers safe.

Keeping safe around our lines and poles

A close approach consent my be required - apply now

Keep safe when digging around power cables

Know the rules and always check first at

Temporary disconnections for maintenance

A free service to keep you safe when working around our lines

Trees and vegetation

Know your responsibilities when maintaining your trees

We're proud to support our local community, every day

Building great careers locally

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