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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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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 sparks partnership with Future ChampioNZ Triathlon Festival

Unison Networks has entered a one-year partnership with New Zealand’s premier Junior Triathlon event, Future ChampioNZ Triathlon Festival, to be held in Taupō from 14-16 December.

Back-up generator powers the way for Waimarama

In a move to bolster the resilience and boost capacity of Waimarama’s power supply, electricity distributer Unison Networks has introduced back-up generation capability into the community.

Unison to commence final stage in Kennedy Road OHUG conversion

Commuters travelling along Napier’s Kennedy Road will in a few months’ notice a significant visual improvement with Unison set to commence the last stage of its long-running OHUG (conversion of overhead assets to underground) project.

Planned power outage to enable further repairs in Taupo

Following the power outage yesterday in Taupo, Unison is working with Transpower NZ to facilitate further necessary repairs.

Unison working with Transpower NZ to restore power to Taupo region

Approximately 16,000 customers remain without power across the wider Taupo region.

Widespread power outage in Taupo ongoing

Approximately 16,000 customers are still without power across the wider Taupo region.

Widespread outage in Taupo following Transpower fault

Approximately 16,000 customers are without power across the wider Taupo region this morning.

UnisonFibre and local Police connect the community with ‘Nui Street Ball’

Six Maraenui primary schools took to the basketball court on Friday, as part of an ongoing initiative supported by UnisonFibre and local Police.

Unison rewards excellence as the junior sports season closes

With the region’s junior winter sports season coming to an end, Unison’s annual medal ceremonies for rugby, netball, hockey and for the first-time, football, saw over 550 young players presented with medals.