Canterbury/Districts power outage/cut

A power cut could be due to a widespread outage, or a localised fault at your place.

The first thing to do is to contact either your network company below or ring us on 0800 496 496, 24 hours a day to report your power outage.

North Canterbury & Kaiapoi
Mainpower NZ (external link) - outages page (external link) - 0508 60 70 80

Christchurch and Central Canterbury (including Wigram)
Orion New Zealand (external link) - Report faults to Meridian - 0800 496 496

Mid Canterbury
Electricity Ashburton (external link) - Report faults to Meridian - 0800 496 496

South Canterbury
Alpine Energy (external link) - outages page (external link) - 0800 66 11 77

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