EA Networks, the trading name of Electricity Ashburton Limited, is a locally owned co-operative network company based in Mid-Canterbury, New Zealand.
The company owns and operates the region's networks: electricity distribution, fibre optic communications and is the cornerstone investor in the Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation company. EA Networks also operates a successful Field Services business that supports our power and fibre networks whilst also providing services to residents and businesses across the region and beyond.
Being a co-operative business owned by its customers, EA Networks has strong ties to the community. Whilst focussing on power, fibre and irrigation infrastructure investments that provide economic benefit to the region, the company also supports community projects. EA Networks is proud to support all local urban and rural schools by providing its fibre optic network to each. This ensures that every child in the district can access ultra-fast broadband and the latest in education tools provided by Network 4 Learning (N4L). The company also invested in the naming rights to Ashburton’s swimming and recreation facility, which opened in May 2015.
EA Networks are passionate about their business and the region and are focused on delivering safe and reliable network infrastructure that supports the community and the local economy.