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WEL Networks Sale Of UFF Holdings Ltd Goes Unconditional

Friday, 14 August 2020, 9:00 am | Wel Networks

The sale of UFF Holdings Limited (UFFH), the holding company for Hamilton-based fibre business Ultrafast Fibre Limited, to First State Investments (FSI) is now unconditional. Electricity distributors WEL Networks Limited (WEL) and Waipa Networks Limited (Waipa) ... More >>

Diverting Plastic From Landfill

Monday, 29 June 2020, 1:29 pm | Wel Networks

Reducing waste and its environmental impact are the main drivers behind WEL Networks and Gyro Plastics sustainable initiative to recycle network pillars that are no longer in service. WEL is the first electricity distributor to partner with Gyro Plastics ... More >>

Electricity Network Companies Lead The Way In Electric Mobility With OpenLoop

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 12:01 pm | Wel Networks

Driving and charging EVs between Auckland and Waikato just became a lot easier with the introduction of a new service. Counties Power and WEL Networks have today announced an industry-leading initiative to each offer OpenLoop, an open EV charging platform ... More >>

WEL Networks Sells Shares In UFF Holdings Ltd

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 9:03 am | Wel Networks

Electricity distributors WEL Networks Limited (WEL) and Waipa Networks Limited (Waipa) have agreed to sell their shares in UFF Holdings Limited, the holding company for Hamilton-based fibre business Ultrafast Fibre Limited (UFF). First State Investments ... More >>

Solar Farm Partnership Sought

Monday, 9 March 2020, 10:57 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks is looking to partner with local, community-minded landowners to build a solar farm as part of its approach to address energy hardship in the Waikato region. The energy produced would be used to help provide a cheaper power solution to those ... More >>

Summer DIYers urged to check for cables before digging

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:41 pm | Wel Networks

The sun is shining and it’s the perfect time for some landscaping around the section. More >>

Check the height before moving loads around power lines

Monday, 25 November 2019, 9:01 am | Wel Networks

Summer trips with the boat? Getting ready for haymaking? WEL Networks says check the height of your load before making a move around power lines. More >>

WEL Networks launches 'Down means danger' safety campaign

Friday, 1 November 2019, 8:54 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks’ latest public safety campaign highlights the potentially deadly outcome of not treating all fallen power lines as live. More >>

WEL Networks Deloitte Top 200 Finalist

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 12:29 pm | Wel Networks

WEL Networks are proud to be a finalist in the Deloitte Top 200 Awards Most Improved Performance category. More >>

WEL Networks appoints new WEL Services General Manager

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 4:12 pm | Wel Networks

The company was recruiting for the GM WEL Services position following the move by the incumbent Mat O’Neill to the position of General Manager Asset Management. More >>

WEL Networks Scoops Top Industry Awards

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:57 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks’ award-winning Electrical Fitter Bernard Muzengeza is "thrilled and humbled" after being named Trainee of the Year for New Zealand’s Energy and Telecommunications industries for 2019. More >>

NZ’S first EWP electric truck added to WEL Networks' fleet

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:52 am | Wel Networks

New Zealand’s first EWP electric truck has hit the road as part of local lines company, WEL Networks’ fleet. More >>

Support for consumer focused Electricity Price Review paper

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:26 pm | Wel Networks

The release of the Electricity Price Review options paper has been well received by local energy distribution company, WEL Networks. More >>

WEL Networks goes off-grid

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:12 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks goes off-grid to light up Te Awa Cycleway bridge WEL Networks is lighting up the Perry Bridge on the national Te Awa Cycleway using a complete off-grid solution. More >>

Network for EVs expands in the Waikato region

Friday, 31 March 2017, 9:02 am | Wel Networks

That’s the message from Waikato Innovation Park and WEL Networks, who have just installed a new electric vehicle (EV) smart charger at Waikato Innovation Park in Ruakura, Hamilton. More >>

Networks invest further $60M in UFB network

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 9:53 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks Limited (WEL) says the achievement of its company Ultrafast Fibre in winning a contract to deliver fibre broadband technology under the Government’s UFB2 initiative, reflects the strong reputation of both businesses in the New Zealand ... More >>

Third electric vehicle fast charger in the Waikato

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 1:07 pm | Wel Networks

Good news for electric vehicle drivers heading north – the WEL Networks fast charger is now live in Te Kauwhata. More >>

WEL Networks takes majority shareholding in Ultrafast Fibre

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 1:06 pm | Wel Networks

WEL Networks Limited (WEL) has reached an agreement with Crown Fibre Holdings (CFH) to purchase all of the Government’s shares in Ultrafast Fibre Limited. This makes WEL the majority shareholder of Ultrafast Fibre, with partner Waipa Networks Limited ... More >>

WEL Networks to Deploy 25,000 Smart Meters in Far North

Monday, 5 August 2013, 10:41 am | Wel Networks

WEL Networks (WEL) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Top Energy and SmartCo to extend its Smart Network to their electricity distribution network in New Zealand’s upper North Island. More >>

WEL Energy Trust focused on high-impact community investment

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 2:48 pm | Wel Networks

WEL Energy Trust today released its new vision and strategy. The fresh strategy signals a new era for the Trust as it seeks to make a greater impact within the Trust’s region. More >>