Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust News

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust cheques move to direct credit option

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust chairwoman Diana Kirton says a direct credit system is on the cards for the annual distribution cheques.

Energy trusts fighting to keep lines companies in community hands

A “call to arms” will go out to Napier and Hastings residents warning that the community’s ownership of the local lines company could be threatened by a Government review of the electricity industry.

HBPCT rolls out new website and logo

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust chairwoman Diana Kirton with the trust’s new website and logo.

10% increase in Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust dividend cheque

The annual dividend payment from the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust (HBPCT) will increase by 10% to $220 this year, up from the $200 payment in 2017.

Contributions Policy

Energy and efficiency programs have been supported by the Trust. (Undergrounding, insulation, electric blanket checks etc)

Trustees decide on the future ownership of the shares in Unison Networks Limited

The Trustees of the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust have now decided on the future ownership of the shares in Unison Networks Limited.

Unison Ownership Review – Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust hears the submissions

The Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust heard a number of power consumers speak to their submissions on the future ownership of Unison Networks Limited.

Ownership review of Unison shares coming soon

The Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust are holding the 5-yearly ownership review of the shares in Unison Networks Limited early in the new year. Trust Chair, Diana Kirton, said the review allows consumer shareholders to consider proposals and available options for the future ownership of the shares in the company.

Power Trustees get down to work

Newly elected HB Power Consumer trustees held their first meeting of the new triennium on Friday. Elected Chair, Diana Kirton provides an update

Results for HBPCT Election of Trustees

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust Returning Officer, Dale Ofsoske, advises that Barbara ARNOTT, Kevin ATKINSON, Helen FRANCIS, Ken GILLIGAN and Diana KIRTON have been elected as trustees to the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust.

Trust Takes Monitoring of Unison Very Seriously

On behalf of the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers Trust, I wish to respond to the letter by Mr Ewing Robertson, of which two other members of our community—J T Moynihan and A G Parker—have expressed similar sentiment.

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust Voting Packs Being Posted This Week

Voting packs will be delivered this week (from Friday 12 September) to approximately 58,000 consumers in the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust district.

Unison Announces Solid Result for 2013/14 Year

Hawke’s Bay consumer-owned lines company, Unison Networks, today announced a solid result for the 2013/14 financial year, declaring a $9.446 million dividend for its shareholders, the Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust

Record $150 dividend for Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers

Hawke’s Bay power consumers will receive a record $150 tax paid dividend from their Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers’ Trust as the share of profits returned by

More Hawke’s Bay power consumers can warm up their homes

Hawke’s Bay power consumer Colleen Kupa and her family have a warmer and healthier home, as a local owner of the Unison electricity network.

Hawke’s Bay Power Consumers Receive Record Dividend

Hawke’s Bay power consumers will receive a record $135 tax paid dividend from their Hawke’s Bay Power Consumer’s Trust as their share of the profits returned by lines company Unison Networks.