PowerNet Limited is the electricity network management company delivering power to Invercargill City, Southland, West Otago and Frankton near Queenstown.

PowerNet was established in 1994 by network owners Electricity Invercargill Limited and The Power Company Limited to develop, manage and maintain their electricity network assets – lines, poles, cables, substations and other equipment, in a cost-effective way.

PowerNet manages the electricity networks of The Power Company Limited, Electricity Invercargill Limited, and Electricity Southland Limited (the Lakeland Network in Frankton) and provides management services to OtagoNet Joint Venture.

Based on the regulatory value of the networks it manages, PowerNet is the equivalent of the fifth largest network company in New Zealand, delivering electricity to around 66,000 consumers.

Think Safe, Work Safe, Home Safe

This booklet contains useful infomation for anyone working on or around utility services in the road corridors.

You can download a copy from the link above, or alternatively contact us on 03 211 1899 and we can send you a copy.


For information about distances, responsibilities and trimming.

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At PowerNet we recognise that our people are critical to the success of our Company.

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