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11 Jul 2023

Watch: The AM Show

On the AM Show this morning, our Chair Deborah Hart said it's mystifying that some EPR recommendations still haven't been implemented.

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10 Jul 2023

Key recommendations from 2019 Electricity Price Review languishing

Vulnerable electricity consumers are yet to receive the protections they were promised 4 years ago.

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12 Jun 2023

Making minimum standards of care mandatory

Consumer support organisations have sent an open letter to the Electricity Authority, urging them to make the Consumer Care Guidelines mandatory.

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19 May 2023

Electricity retailers must do right by consumers

Council Chair Deborah Hart says it's time the Consumer Care Guidelines became mandatory.


15 May 2023

Listen: Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive

Our Chair Deborah Hart talked about making the Consumer Care Guidelines mandatory on NewstalkZB's Drive show today.

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15 May 2023

Time to make Consumer Care Guidelines mandatory

Consumers deserve the protection of a mandatory code of conduct to ensure fair and consistent treatment across all electricity retailers.

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22 Mar 2023

Listen: Morning Report

Kim Hill spoke to our Chair, Deborah Hart on Morning Report today. They discussed the findings of our first in-depth consumer sentiment survey.

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22 Mar 2023

Consumer sentiment survey results released today

In our first in-depth survey, we asked residential and small business consumers to tell us what they think of the electricity sector in Aotearoa.

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15 Mar 2023

Listen: The Kākā by Bernard Hickey

Bernard spoke to Council Chair Deborah Hart about the findings of our first consumer sentiment survey.

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21 Dec 2022

Changes urged to drive competition

Analysis shows big gentailers are using their competitive advantage at the expense of small energy retailers and consumers are worse off as a result.

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25 Nov 2022

Reducing the risk of winter electricity shortages

We welcome the Electricity Authority investigation into options to lower the risks to consumers if we see power cuts at peak times next Winter.

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09 Nov 2022


Stuff ran an article with comment from our Chair, Deborah Hart, about the research we commissioned from Talbot Mills on what Kiwis think about power in NZ.

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