Landowner guides

We have produced a number of publications designed to:

  • assist you to keep safe when working or playing around our transmission lines.
  • assist you to understand our work on or over your property

This guide is to help you plan your work around Transpower transmission lines. This guidance can be used by any grower wanting to build crop structures around Transpower lines.

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A best practice guide on the management of trees around transmission lines.

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Flying near power lines is dangerous as the conductors (wires) can be difficult to see.

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In the rare event of a lightning strike or fault on the transmission line, towers or poles may transfer high voltage and dangerous currents into the ground for a very short instant.

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This information sheet provides important information on Mycoplasma bovis and best practice measures in its containment.

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Our strategy to support the future growth of our country's largest city.

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This information sheet details Transpower's measures around biosecurity.

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This factsheet provides information on the issues surrounding the growing and harvesting of forestry near transmission lines.

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The Electricity Code of Practice provides minimum approach distances in and around transmission structures and conductors.  These diagrams provide quick guidance and reference on minimum approach

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This guide provides information on the types of issues that development near National Grid lines can have on the lines and, conversely, the issues National Grid lines can have on development.

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