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Vector wants you to stay safe this summer

Monday, 22 December 2014, 10:32 am | Vector

Summer only comes once a year and we want you to enjoy every minute of it. Stay safe and have some fun in the sun with these safety tips. More >>

Vector Network News - 1 December 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014, 8:48 am | Vector

On Friday, the Commerce Commission released its decision on the default price path for 16 electricity lines businesses. As a result of their analysis, the Commerce Commission have given a clear view of the average residential electricity bill split. More >>

Vector Network: wild spring weather continues to cause havoc

Monday, 17 November 2014, 11:48 am | Vector

Auckland was hit by bad weather on Saturday, with high winds and rain causing a power outage to more than 18,000 homes. The outage happened shortly after 5.20pm on Saturday at the substation in the East Auckland suburb of St Johns. More >>

Network Summary for week ending 24 August 2014

Monday, 25 August 2014, 1:39 pm | Vector

Fires across the city kept Vector crews busy during the week. For safety, power was isolated to seven house/building fires in Mangere, Mt Albert, Glen Eden, Kelston, Takapuna and Browns Bay. More >>

Vector Crews Kept Busy with House Fires and Gas Strikes

Monday, 18 August 2014, 9:29 am | Vector

There were car v pole incidents in Whitford and Manurewa during the week. A truck also hit a transformer enclosure*. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 11 August 2014, 10:27 am | Vector

This week is Rail Safety Week (11th – 17th August). It’s an initiative to raise awareness about rail safety and encourage safe behaviour around trains and tracks. Auckland’s new electric trains is supplied by two connections to Transpower's 220 ... More >>

WACC draft decision constrains Vector investment

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:19 am | Vector

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision on the proposed amendment to the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) percentile, recommending a decrease from the current 75th percentile to the 67th percentile. This change would reduce ... More >>

Vector Network Summary for week ending 13 July 2014

Monday, 14 July 2014, 10:54 am | Vector

We received two reports from emergency services of house/building fires during the week, but one of these reports was a false alarm. Emergency services requested our control room isolate power to a building fire in Mangere during the week. More >>

Vector Network Summary for week ending 8 June 2014

Monday, 9 June 2014, 10:59 am | Vector

There were five car v. pole incidents during the week. An incident in Weymouth required a Vector pole to be replaced before power could be fully restored to the area. An incident in East Tamaki caused damage to a council streetlight pole only. More >>

Huge Weekend for Auckland

Monday, 17 February 2014, 10:17 am | Vector

NETWORK SUMMARY for week ending 16 February 2014 Despite a very busy weekend in Auckland with several major events running, there were only a couple of minor incidents on Vector’s network to deal with. ELECTRICITY Six car v pole accidents occurred ... More >>

Vector Welcomes Future Director

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12:47 pm | Vector

Vector, New Zealand’s largest owner of electricity and gas infrastructure assets, today announced that Tony Arthur has joined the Board as a “Future Director”. More >>

Be Prepared For Inclement Weather

Monday, 20 January 2014, 10:58 am | Vector

Tropical Cyclone June is expected to move onto the upper North Island later today. Since 2000, New Zealand has missed a number of major tropical storms, but the most recent damaging one was Cyclone Wilma in early 2011, which caused damage to parts ... More >>

Vector Network News - December 16

Monday, 16 December 2013, 3:43 pm | Vector

As homes and businesses across the country light up with the colours of the season this Christmas, Vector reminds customers to keep safety top of mind when powering decorations with electricity. By observing the following simple tips, customers can ... More >>

Revised Global Ratings Criteria & Methodology impacts Vector

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 9:41 am | Vector

Rating agency Standard and Poor’s have advised Vector that they have changed their international rating methodology. As a result of the revised criteria, Vector is being placed on a credit watch negative along with a number of other companies in ... More >>

Vector Network News: Summary for week ending 13 October 2013

Monday, 14 October 2013, 2:46 pm | Vector

Another stormy week in Auckland caused chaos in some Northern suburbs including a power outage affecting 600 customers in Devonport. Trees were toppled, a Telecom pole snapped and a roof was ripped off a house in Devonport as a wind squall whipped ... More >>

Vector lifts annual earnings and dividend

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 1:33 pm | Vector

Revenue rises 2.2% from $1,252.2 million to $1,279.2 million - Net profit rises 2.2% from $201.7 million to $206.2 million - EBITDA rises 0.5% from $627.4 million to $630.5 million - Final dividend rises to 7.75 cents per share taking the total dividend ... More >>

Vector Network News - 15 July 2013

Monday, 15 July 2013, 3:03 pm | Vector

Be ready for winter storms and download the Vector Outage Manager, a world leading customer service outage app for android and iPhone smart phone users*. Designed and developed in New Zealand, the Vector Outage Manager app is available free to Vector’s ... More >>

Vector Network Summary for week ending 21 June 2013

Monday, 24 June 2013, 9:05 am | Vector

Last week’s polar blast saw Auckland’s heaters and heat pumps running at full blast resulting in a record electricity peak - 1766MW – recorded at 7.07pm on Thursday night (June 20th). More >>

Vector Helps to Bring Better, Brighter Futures

Monday, 17 June 2013, 12:53 pm | Vector

Vector is helping thousands of children in the Tamaki area to fast track their learning and equip them for future success. More >>

Vector's Outage Manager App hits Top Ten in App Store

Monday, 10 June 2013, 12:35 pm | Vector

Vector’s Outage Manager, a world leading customer service outage app for android and iPhone smart phone users,* launched last week, has become one of the top ten ranked free utility apps on the App store. More >>

 

 

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