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Spring volatility strikes Auckland

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:11 am | Vector Limited

Spring continues to deliver its usual volatile weather. Winds gusting up to 128 km/h hit the region on Saturday and Sunday causing tree branches to snap and debris to come down on power lines. More >>

Vector Network summary for week ending 15 November 2015

Monday, 16 November 2015, 9:36 am | Vector Limited

Last week, Vector launched its first rapid charging stations for electric vehicles at its site in Hobson Street. This adds to the two standard chargers at Vector’s Newmarket HQ in Carlton Gore Road, two standard chargers at the NorthWest shopping ... More >>

Sale of Vector Gas Limited to First State Funds

Monday, 9 November 2015, 10:02 am | Vector Limited

Vector is pleased to announce that as a result of its strategic review, it has agreed to sell all of the shares in Vector Gas Limited for $952.5 million, resulting in a gain on sale of approximately $167 million. More >>

Demand shoots up again for final

Monday, 2 November 2015, 9:19 am | Vector Limited

There was a massive increase in electricity demand during Sunday morning’s big All Blacks final against Australia. There was a large jump as people switched on to watch the match and an 80 MW jump at halftime. This is equivalent to a town the ... More >>

Demand shoots up for big game

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:19 pm | Vector Limited

Electricity demand shot up for Sunday morning’s big All Blacks game against France. The graph shows a typical Sunday morning (blue line) with the red line depicting demand over Sunday morning. It spikes at 8am and again during half time when kettles ... More >>

Spring brings out the DIY in us

Monday, 12 October 2015, 10:09 am | Vector Limited

No one likes being without gas or electricity. Often, damage can occur because of over enthusiastic DIY’ers not checking what services are underground before undertaking works such as fencing, trenching or other home improvement projects. More >>

Vector first response crews now can use bus, T2 and T3 lanes

Monday, 28 September 2015, 9:41 am | Vector Limited

Vector is pleased to advise that Vector first response crews will be allowed to use bus, T2 and T3 lanes in emergency situations. These include car v asset incidents and other network emergency situations. More >>

Network summary for week ending 6 September 2015

Monday, 7 September 2015, 9:26 am | Vector Limited

An emergency shutdown had to be carried out in Silverdale, to remove trees that were interfering with powerlines. Trees also caused lines to spark in Huapai during the week. One in four outages is caused by trees, especially in bad weather. If you do ... More >>

Network summary for week ending 30 August 2015

Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:31 am | Vector Limited

Our crews were on site in Howick West after a car vs pole incident brought lines down there during the week. This incident caused an outage in the area, affecting around 30 customers. Our crews were kept busy dealing with car vs pole incidents ... More >>

Vector Financial Results for the Year To 30 June 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015, 8:58 am | Vector Limited

Earnings ahead of guidance as new technology and a focus on customers drives innovation at New Zealand’s largest integrated infrastructure company More >>

EV Charger – a star

Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:26 am | Vector Limited

EV Charger – a star The free public EV charger at 101 Carlton Gore Road continues to be well patronised with a number of car magazines using the charging site for photo shoots. Don’t forget, Vector offers a free coffee to those wanting to get ... More >>

Network summary for week ending 16 August 2015

Monday, 17 August 2015, 9:35 am | Vector Limited

A contractor struck a cable while carrying out work in Flat Bush during the week. Repairs were made and power was fully restored. Trees touching lines in Waitakere caused a power outage during the week. One in four outages is caused by trees, especially ... More >>

Network summary for week ending 9 August 2015

Monday, 10 August 2015, 9:02 am | Vector Limited

House and building fires are keeping our crews busy this winter, as they isolate power at the request of emergency services. Power was isolated to a garage fire in Te Atatu Peninsula during the week, isolating it from the house at the address, for ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:31 am | Vector Limited

Our field crews isolated power to five house fires during the week, in Homai, Ellerslie, Stanmore Bay, Te Atatu South and Mangere. An isolation of power was requested at a building fire in central Auckland, but our contractors in attendance advised that ... More >>

Wild weekend weather

Monday, 20 July 2015, 9:47 am | Vector Limited

Saturday’s wild storm saw many trees toppled on to lines throughout the Auckland region. The downed lines caused outages from Wellsford through to Takanini. However, the short, sharp duration of the event meant that extra rostered crews were able ... More >>

Vector Network summary for week ending 5 July 2015

Monday, 6 July 2015, 3:07 pm | Vector Limited

Our crews were kept busy with several pole replacements during the week. A pole was damaged by a house fire in Howick, and three car v pole incidents, in Hillsborough, Remuera and Papatoetoe Central, meant poles had to be replaced there too. Power was ... More >>

Network summary for week ending 28 June 2015

Monday, 29 June 2015, 10:22 am | Vector Limited

A meter board caught fire in Manukau during the week and our contractors isolated power to it for safety. Power was isolated to seven house/building fires during the week, in Muriwai, Papatoetoe Central, Mt Albert, Tamaki, Favona, Glen Innes and Ranui. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 22 June 2015, 10:48 am | Vector Limited

Vector will release timings on the Tesla home battery and commercial storage solution in the next couple of months. In the meantime, customers can register their interest at Network summary for week ending 21 June 2015 Electricity More >>

Gusty weekend weather but solstice on the way!

Monday, 15 June 2015, 8:58 am | Vector Limited

Despite some very gusty winds over the weekend (gusts of 78 km/h), there were few outages on the network. Those were caused by car v pole incidents and one case of lines being brought down by an oversized vehicle. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 8 June 2015, 9:17 am | Vector Limited

In addition to the free public charger situated in Vector’s visitor car park at Carlton Gore Road in Newmarket, work is continuing on preparing the road for the public EV charger in front of Vector’s headquarters. The roadway is being reconfigured ... More >>



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