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Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:22 am | Vector Limited

Our crews were kept busy in Auckland’s CBD during the week, with power isolations carried out to three of four building fires there. An isolation of power was not needed at the fourth fire. More >>

Vector forges strong relationship with Tesla

Monday, 4 May 2015, 2:20 pm | Vector Limited

The much anticipated landmark global launch of Tesla's Energy Storage, the Tesla home battery and commercial storage solution, saw a special contingent from New Zealand amongst the invitees. More >>

Free electric vehicle charger proving popular

Monday, 20 April 2015, 11:46 am | Vector Limited

Since last week’s launch of a free public EV charger at Vector’s Carlton Gore Road offices, there has been a steady stream of electric vehicles plugging in. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 30 March 2015, 9:00 am | Vector Limited

We were in close contact with emergency services when vegetation fires threatened power lines in South Auckland during the week. Our crews attended both of these incidents, in Flat Bush and Papakura. No damage was caused to any Vector assets. More >>

Ready for the Semi Final

Monday, 23 March 2015, 11:03 am | Vector Limited

The successful delivery of a reliable, uninterrupted flow of electricity during the Cricket World Cup has been a focus for Vector. For Auckland, it all comes to a head on Tuesday with New Zealand up against South Africa in the first semi final ... More >>

Auckland region relatively unscathed by Cyclone Pam

Monday, 16 March 2015, 9:42 am | Vector Limited

Network summary for week ending 15 March 2015 Despite gusty winds and some heavy bursts of rain, the Auckland region has come through the night relatively unscathed by Cyclone Pam. The number of customers affected was relatively low, with five smaller ... More >>

How do you make an electric vehicle fly?

Monday, 9 March 2015, 9:30 am | Vector Limited

When the organisers of the Downstream Energy conference offered Vector a chance to showcase one of our electric vehicles, we leapt at the chance. More >>

Busy weekend for Auckland

Monday, 2 March 2015, 11:07 am | Vector Limited

It’s one down and three to go at Eden Park for Cricket World Cup 2015. It was a very busy weekend in Auckland with the Volvo yachts coming in late Saturday, the Lantern Festival running in Albert Park and of course that cricket game. Vector crews ... More >>

Be Careful with Cricket World Cup Flags

Monday, 16 February 2015, 10:58 am | Vector Limited

Vector is reminding cricket fans to be careful with hanging Cricket World Cup flags and bunting. More >>

Vector Network News: Happy 175th Auckland

Monday, 26 January 2015, 11:22 am | Vector Limited

As thousands throng the waterfront to celebrate Auckland’s anniversary, it’s timely to take a look back at the introduction of electricity supply to Auckland homes and businesses - beginning at the dawn of the 1900s. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 19 January 2015, 2:23 pm | Vector Limited

There were car v. pole incidents in Mt Roskill, Albany Heights, Warkworth and Brookby during the week, with no damage sustained by Vector assets. There was also a spectacular crane v. pole in Grafton on Saturday evening. Emergency services advised us of house ... More >>

Network Summary: 2014 was a year of extreme winds

Monday, 12 January 2015, 9:48 am | Vector Limited

On Friday, NIWA released their 2014 Annual Climate Summary. It confirmed what Auckland residents had already suspected, 2014 was the windiest year in quite some time. NIWA says for the year as a whole, 2014 was the fourth windiest year of the past 49 years, ... More >>

Vector Network News: 15 December 2014

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:20 am | Vector Limited

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. More >>

Electric vehicles proving popular

Monday, 8 December 2014, 9:46 am | Vector Limited

Since Vector purchased the EV fleet vehicles in September, the cars have been fully booked out every day. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 24 November 2014, 11:01 am | Vector Limited

We are just under 100 days to the Cricket World Cup 2015. The successful delivery of a reliable, uninterrupted flow of electricity during the Cricket World Cup has been a focus for Vector for the past year. Vector owns over 17,737 kilometres of ... More >>

Be Prepared For Storm

Monday, 17 November 2014, 11:24 am | Vector Limited

A severe weather watch remains in place for Auckland today. Northwest gales may become severe in exposed places from this afternoon until midnight tonight. Heavy rain is also expected in the region. More >>

Vector Network News - EV's on show

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:00 am | Vector Limited

Vector’s electric vehicles and charging units were on show at the EV (electric vehicle) Expo held at MOTAT on Saturday. More >>

Vector crews kept busy with lightning strikes and fires

Monday, 3 November 2014, 9:55 am | Vector Limited

A helium balloon flew into lines in Warkworth on Labour Day causing them to come down. This resulted in an outage, including a set of traffic lights. Police managed the traffic at the intersection, however there were delays for commuters coming back ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 20 October 2014, 9:18 am | Vector Limited

A bus struck a transformer in Glen Eden during the week, causing a power outage to the area. Our control room stayed in close contact with emergency services, restoring power to the area as soon as it was safe to do so. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:47 am | Vector Limited

On Monday and into early Tuesday morning, Vector’s crews worked 24/7 to repair and reinstate the fire damaged cables at Transpower’s Penrose substation, thereby restoring power to the 20,000 customers affected. More >>

 

 

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