Know what's below
Stay safe around electricity
Our cable location service is free to private landowners and customers connected to the Unison network. Locating underground cables before carrying out work is a lifesaving decision.
Trees near power lines?
Contact us to stay safe
If vegetation, such as trees, vines or plants on your property is growing close to power lines, check with us and you could be eligible for a free trimming or removal service.
With power now restored to the Hawke’s Bay, we want to thank our customers for their patience and support during Cyclone Gabrielle.
For frequently asked questions on reconnecting power to your property and to watch a video review into our response, please click the link below.
No Power, No Hot Water?
If your power's off or you have no hot water, it may be due to a fault on our network.
Call our response team first so we can check it out - free of charge! It may save you an electrician's call out fee. 0800 2 UNISON - 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Latest news, updates and announcements from around the Unison network.
Get access to the Windsor Substation Blueprints
The first of its kind in New Zealand, Windsor Substation has been designed and built in a way that reduces our carbon footprint and uses materials that are kind on the environment.
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.
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 Consumer's Trust (HBPCT).
Unison to Remain in Trust Ownership
The Hawke’s Bay Power Consumer’s Trust (HBPCT), which owns Unison on behalf of power consumers connected to Unison’s network in Hawke’s Bay, has conducted its five yearly ownership review process.
Unison Teams Up with Community for Nui Ball
Over 60 children from six Hawke’s Bay primary schools came together today on the basketball court for the annual Nui Ball event, made possible with the support of Unison.
Tuatahi First Fibre to acquire Unison Fibre offering customers greater choice
Tuatahi First Fibre to deliver greater choice and hyper-fast speed to internet users in Hawke’s Bay, Taupo, and Rotorua through the purchase of Unison Fibre.
Help Unison Stop Copper Theft and Keep Our Community Safe
Unison Networks is deeply concerned about a recent increase in copper thefts on its Hawke's Bay network. Thieves have been targeting earth cables, which are vital for maintaining a safe network. By tampering with these cables, they not only endanger themselves and the public but also put Unison's staff and contractors at risk of electrocution.
Unison continues working to restore power following wild winds
Unison crews have been working hard to assess damage and restore power to customers following winds that hit near-record-breaking speeds in Hawke’s Bay.
Unison’s Windsor Substation Achieves World-First Living Building Challenge Petal Certification
Unison is thrilled to announce that their Windsor Substation Switchroom has become the first Landscape and Infrastructure project in the world to receive Living Building Challenge Vs 4.0 Petal Certification through the International Living Future Institute.