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Plugging in to the future with electric vehicles

Unison is driving change by installing public fast charging stations across its network regions to support the growth of electric vehicles (EV’s) in New Zealand.

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Latest news, updates and announcements from around the Unison network.

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Careers with us

Join our diverse, inclusive and rapidly growing team

At Unison we are passionate about enabling our communities to prosper and to achieve this, we know that great performance comes from great people.

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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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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.

Unison kicks off a sustainable future

Unison Networks has kicked off a recycling programme for pre-loved Greatest Supporter bags and drink bottles as part of its refreshed vision to lead a sustainable energy future.

Unison Contracting Services wins national line mechanic title

Following three tough days of competition at HB Regional Sports Park, Unison Contracting Services (Hawke’s Bay team) was announced winner of Annual Connection’s 2019 National Line Mechanic Team Competition.

Unison expands portfolio with acquisition of RPS Switchgear

Unison announced today it has acquired RPS Switchgear, an electrical switchgear business based in Petone, Lower Hutt.

Unison Engineering Scholarship offers bright future

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