Request a cable locate and check before you dig

Unison has a large network of underground electricity and fibre-optic cables, especially in urban areas. Checking for cables before using machinery and beginning contracting work can be a life-saving decision.

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Request a cable locate and check that grass verge

Did you know, striking an underground cable could lead to a mass power outage and/or significant injury? Before you do any staking or digging this summer - particularly on grass verges or inside your property, contact Unison to organise a cable locate

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Our Electricity Network

We're about more than just poles and wires; we deliver the energy solutions that power the regions of Napier, Hastings, Taupo and Rotorua.


Our Fibre Network

Our fibre optic network connects our regions of Napier, Hastings, Taupo and Rotorua to the world.

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We offer a range of safety and supply services designed to cover all your electricity needs.



It's simple, electricity is dangerous. That's why we actively promote safety to ensure our customers always know how to be safe around electricity.


Unison in the Community

With over 110,000 customers we're committed to supporting the growth and well-being of our communities.


Careers with Unison

Unison is looking for people who value safety & well being, excellence, customer service, integrity and team work.


Hawke's Bay Power Consumers' Trust

Unison is wholly owned by Hawke's Bay Power Consumers's Trust (HBPCT).


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Power restored to majority of Napier residents

Unison crews have restored power to most Napier customers impacted by the weather event on Monday.

Some Napier residents to prepare for second night without power

Unison crews have worked hard throughout the day to reconnect customers following the flooding in Napier yesterday, however some areas need to be prepared to face a further night without power.

Concerted effort by crews sees most Napier customers restored but challenging conditions for final few hundred

Unison crews have worked hard this morning to reconnect customers who lost power following the flooding in Napier yesterday.

Storm causes widespread power outages in Napier

Unison networks is currently experiencing widespread outages across Napier as wild weather wreaks havoc on the network.

Unison Engineering Scholarship sparks bright future for young locals

Unison Networks is delighted to be offering an Engineering Scholarship to the value of $10,000 per year of study to one lucky student.

Unison increases portfolio of subsidiaries and declares a $32.0 million profit for 2019/20

Unison Networks has delivered a strong financial performance declaring a $15.8 million final dividend for its shareholders, the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust.

Unison is closely monitoring weather reports; asks for patience with restoration times during COVID-19

Unison Networks is advising customers to be prepared for power outages, as MetService New Zealand forecasts bad weather towards the end of Easter weekend.

Unison announces 10% price decrease for electricity distribution charges

Electricity distributor, Unison Networks, today announced a decrease of 10% in its network line charges, across Hawke’s Bay, Rotorua and Taupo to take effect from 1 April 2020.

Keeping the lights on: Unison’s response during COVID-19

As an essential infrastructure provider for our customers and communities, Unison is focused on ensuring the power is kept on at all times as part of its response to COVID-19.