Creating and enhancing

value for our beneficiaries

Mt Alexander Farm, Hurunui District
Mt Alexander Farm, Hurunui District

Creating and enhancing value for our beneficiaries

Welcome To MainPower Trust

The MainPower Trust owns the ordinary shares in MainPower New Zealand Limited on the terms set out in our Trust Deed. The seven trustees of the trust hold the shares on behalf of qualifying customers of MainPower who live in the MainPower District.

Our Purpose

To manage the shareholding of MainPower New Zealand Limited and other assets for the benefit of Qualifying Customers.

Our Mission

To create and enhance value for the beneficiaries and local community into the future.

The MainPower District

The MainPower district covers the Waimakariri, Hurunui, and Kaikōura areas. Including 43,000
connections and impacting the lives of the 80,000 people that call North Canterbury home. This
includes urban centres like Rangiora and Kaiapoi, farmland around Hurunui, a renowned wine
country in the Waipara Valley, and tourist hotspots like Hanmer Springs and Kaikōura.

The MainPower District

The MainPower district covers the Waimakariri, Hurunui, and Kaikōura areas. Including 43,000 connections and impacting the lives of the 80,000 people that call North Canterbury home. This includes urban centres like Rangiora and Kaiapoi, farmland around Hurunui, a renowned wine country in the Waipara Valley, and tourist hotspots like Hanmer Springs and Kaikōura.

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Planning And Governance

The MainPower Trust holds a trustee election every three years. Every six years we complete a Capital Distribution Review which governs MainPower and the way in which they operate.

Capital Distribution Review

Trustees are required to prepare a Review Report every six years to consider if it is appropriate for The Trust to continue holding 100% of the shares in MainPower.

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Letter Of Expectation

Every year, The Trust issues a Letter of Expectation to the MainPower Board, setting out the Trust’s expectations of the company. MainPower respond to the letter with a Statement of Corporate Intent identifying MainPower’s intentions and the objectives agreed upon between the Board and the Trustees for the following three years.

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Latest News

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News
August 4, 2022

MainPower Trust Annual General Meeting

The MainPower Trust 2022 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 17 August, at the MainPower head office building, 172 Fernside Road, Rangiora following the Annual General Meeting of…
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August 2, 2022

MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund 2022

The MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund is an annually awarded fund, to encourage and assist with voluntary work that benefits our natural Environment. With a heavy focus on work that…
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June 13, 2022

MainPower Stadium

By: Waimakariri.govt.nz Not just a sports stadium, the facility will provide a range of opportunities for events and activities across the diverse spectrum of recreational, social and economic needs in…

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