Media Release: Closure of Taneatua Road for urgent repairs

Friday, 23 November 2018


Horizon Networks wishes to advise customers that we will be closing Taneatua Road south of Whakatane from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. for urgent repairs required on a high voltage line crossing Taneatua Road. Horizon apologises for the inconvenience this may cause. The outage will not affect power supply to any of our customers.

In case of power outages Horizon Networks advises all customers to contact their retailers in the first instance and to treat ALL lines as live at ALL times.


About Horizon Networks

Horizon Networks, as part of the Horizon Energy Group, owns, manages and operates the electricity network that serves the Eastern Bay of Plenty region. We’re proud to care for a network that covers more than 8,000km and supplies over 25,000 customers, with a maximum demand of 90 MW of electricity.

Maintaining a continuous, safe and reliable supply of electricity while protecting our assets and whanau through excellent health, safety and environmental procedures, is key to our success.

We’re 100% New Zealand owned by Trust Horizon (formerly Eastern Bay Energy Trust) which was set up to provide funding towards energy related purposes for consumers on the Horizon Network.

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Media Contact

Jan Cronje

Horizon Networks Operations Manager

07 306 2943 / 021 569 619