Orion owns and operates the electricity distribution network that provides power to central Canterbury. As one of the largest electricity distribution networks in New Zealand, Orion network cover remote rural areas, regional towns and the city of Christchurch.
Orion network extends over 8,000 square kilometres across central Canterbury from the Waimakariri River in the north to the Rakaia River in the south. We deliver electricity to more than 201,000 homes and businesses.
The company is acutely aware of the importance of electricity to the wellbeing of the central Canterbury region. Orion is dedicated to providing its community with a safe, reliable and cost-effective power supply, and with friendly, responsive service.