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10 May 2024

Listen: Newstalk ZB Kerre Woodham mornings

Council Chair Deborah Hart spoke with Kerre Woodham about the impact on consumers of strained electricity supply, following Transpower asking Kiwis to conserve power one cold morning in May.

22 Mar 2024

Listen: The Detail

Jessica Wilson tells Tom Kitchin about the changes we'd like to see on power bills.

In the news

13 Mar 2024

Listen: Nine to Noon

Deborah Hart spoke to Kathryn Ryan about the phase-out of low fixed charge tariffs and what is needed in the system for the long-term benefit of consumers.

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07 Mar 2024

Business as unusual

Read the keynote address from our Chair, Deborah Hart, at Downstream 2024 - the energy sector's annual strategic forum.


05 Mar 2024

Why consumers are getting fed up with the electricity industry

Our Chair, Deborah Hart, tells industry leaders at the annual Downstream conference that we urgently need 'business as unusual'.


01 Feb 2024

New requirements to strengthen protections for electricity consumers

All electricity retailers in NZ will have to provide basic protections for residential electricity consumers from 1 January 2025.

Media releases

19 Dec 2023

New behaviour survey shows more consumers are going 'green'

Households and small businesses across Aotearoa are embracing electric vehicles and electric power tools – and turning off gas.

Media releases

14 Dec 2023

Gentailers investing more in shareholders than consumers

Updated analysis by FIRST Union, the NZCTU and 350 Aotearoa on gentailer profits and dividends makes for disturbing reading.

Media releases

10 Nov 2023

Hardship report offers steps to help those struggling with power bills

We hope decision-makers and regulators have a good hard look at the Energy Hardship report.

Media releases

29 Sept 2023

Let’s make power bills simpler and save money

Our Chair, Deborah Hart, says retailers need to tell their customers if they're on the best plan for their usage, and make bills easier to understand.


27 Sept 2023

Listen: Morning Report

Chair Deborah Hart and Morning Report host Corin Dann discussed how adding a best price notice and clearer information on power bills could benefit consumers.

In the news

27 Sept 2023

Watch: The Project NZ

Our Chair, Deborah Hart appeared on The Project last night to talk about the issues we've found with power billing in NZ.

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