Beware hoax meter readers

We've been alerted to two men posing as meter readers in Redwood, Christchurch. Find out more.

$150 free power and a welcome gift

Switch your power company and support renewable energy. You’ll get $150 credit off your bill  and you can choose from one of our welcome gifts (iron not included!).

  • $50 Prezzy card 
  • ecostore pack 
  • Al Brown’s Go Fish cookbook 
  • Al Brown’s olive oil gift pack

Moving house?

Switch to us at the same time and get a handy welcome pack, including:

  • tea and chocolate
  • a range of ecostore  cleaning products


Plans, pricing & rates

See a recommended plan, rough estimate of monthly pricing, and the rates for your address.

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Alternatively, call us on 0800 496 496 to enquire further.

Online tools to track your energy

  • Manage your account — see your balance and transaction history
  • Pay online with your credit card
  • Manage your energy use on most kinds of smart meters
  • Find out how much energy you use at different times of the day
  • More about online tools

Great Kiwi service

  • Contact our friendly staff online, by email or fax, or on our toll-free number, 0800 496 496 between 7.30am and 7.30pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
  • We support you out of our Christchurch-based call centre, and offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Twizel.
  • Overall satisfaction rating of four stars from Canstar Blue – by consumers, for consumers.
  • More about our customer service

Flexible pricing and payment options

Prompt payment discounts — pay in full and by the due date, and save.

Fixed or variable pricing — choose what best suits your needs.

Your choice of payment method — direct debit, credit card, and more.

  • Pricing options
  • Payment methods
  • Make every bill the same

Supporting Kiwi communities

  • We sponsor KidsCan, South Island Rowing, Living Legends community tree planting and other great projects throughout New Zealand
  • Our community funds support local projects near our hydro stations and wind farms.

Don't just take our word for it


 “The response from Meridian was extremely good and the servicing of my questions was immediate. Great job customer service!”



“I feel like they really care about the environment and they’re good to deal with.”



"We can jump online, see our bill and pay it. It's easy." 


Join online and get an 11% discount when you pay in full and on time

Electricity pricing explained

We’re just one of a number of participants in the supply chain that delivers electricity to your home, business or farm.

  • More about electricity pricing

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