• Powerco will continue to work with landowners and other affected parties about any requirements for a new circuit or substation. We expect it will be several years before we can bring a new circuit into service. When constructed, it will provide a second connection to the national grid near Putaruru.
• Visual impacts are an important issue and the proposal will be publicly notified in accordance with requirements under the Resource Management Act. This will allow you to provide feedback on visual impacts.
• We will ensure your feedback reaches our regulators, the Commerce Commission and the Electricity Authority. We will work constructively with them to ensure the regulatory regime allows us to act in the longterm interests of our customers.
• Most importantly, we will to listen to our customers. We will run an efficient service with the aim of delivering an appropriate balance between price and quality.