Factsheet: electric and magnetic fields from underground transmission cabling

Transpower is aware that electric and magnetic fields associated with its transmission network can raise concerns with the public.

The safety of the public and our staff is fundamental to our business and our works are designed to comply with the international guidelines recommended by the NZ Ministry of Health.

Easement factsheet

Before constructing a new transmission line, Transpower must acquire property rights to the land traversed by the line route. This is achieved through an easement agreement with directly affected landowners.

Land Management Agreement

This document is to record land management details such as acceptable access routes, conditions of access, tree management details and other land management arrangements, as agreed by the Landowner and/or Occupier and Transpower New Zealand Limited.