Whether working around your home and garden, or out and about enjoying the sun, there are a few things we would like to remind you of to help keep yourself safe. Mostly, we ask that you be aware of the overhead lines and to know where our underground cables are.
Ahakoa ko te mahi ki te kāinga, ki te māra, ki hea rāini e whītia e te rā, ānei wētahi take hei whakamāhara, hei whakahaumaru i a koutou. Matua ake nei, ko tā mātou kia mataara mārika koutou ki ngā taura hiko o runga, me mōhio hoki kei hea ngā taura hiko o raro i te whenua.
KO TE TAKARO KO WAHO
Make sure your big and little kids stay away from overhead power lines when ﬂying drones, model aircraft or kites.
Ki te whakarere ō tamariki i ngā matatopa, i te rererangi, i te manu tukutuku rāini kia kaua e pātata atu ki ngā taura hiko o runga.
KO NGĀ MAHI MĀRA
Use our Cable Locate service to know where our underground network and your service cables are located before you start digging.
I mua pū i te keri whenua, me whakamahi tā mātou ratonga Tautohu Taura kia mātau ai kei hea ā mātou kāwei o raro i te whenua me ngā taura hiko rato.
KO NGĀ MAHI DIY
To prevent electrical accidents and stay safe around your home, check out Work Safe New Zealand’s handy safety advice.
Kia kaua e whara ā-hiko, ā, kia haumaru tonu tō kāinga, tirohia ngā tohutohu haumaru mahi nā Work Safe New Zealand.
KO TE WHAKATŌ RĀKAU
To avoid causing hazards with power lines in the future, think about how high and wide your tree or hedge will grow and plant away from existing power lines.
Kei whara i ngā taura hiko ā muri ake nei, me āta whakaaro ki te teitei me te whānui o te tupu o ngā rākau, ā, kia kaua e whakatō pātata atu ki ngā taura hiko.
KO TE KOKOTI RĀKAU
Only trim trees if in doing so, you, the tools and machinery you are using to trim, and any part of the tree are more than 4m from power lines. If in doubt, call us for advice.
E oti i a koe te kokoti rākau me whā mita ake te tawhiti atu o ngā rākau me ngā taputapu i ngā taura hiko. Me he raruraru āu ringi mai hei āwhina māu.
KO NGĀ POTI
When launching boats check for power lines above you. If transporting an oversize boat near electricity lines, apply to transport a high load through the Top Energy network.
Ki te whakatere waka tirohia ngā taura hiko o runga. Ki te tōia tētahi poti nui, ā, e tata ana ki ngā taura hiko, tonoa mai te hāpai utanga teitei mā te paetukutuku Top Energy.