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
Transmission line hardware is a general term describing the fittings on a structure (tower or pole) including those items attached to the conductor (wire).
- Routine Transmission Line Hardware Maintenance [ pdf 499.91 KB ]
Insulators insulate the line so that the electricity being transported stays on the line and does not become earthed through the supporting structure.
- Insulator and Hardware Maintenance Work Overview [ pdf 248.17 KB ]
Injurious affect occurs when an upgrade to the transmission line results in a permanent and non-negligible loss of value to your land.
- Injurious Affect [ pdf 318.55 KB ]
Access tracks are our means to access many of our towers and poles located on private land. They might also include bridges or culverts built to enable our access.
- Access Track Maintenance Work Overview [ pdf 360.67 KB ]
This brochure provides important information to ensure the safe use of machinery, mobile plant and vehicles near overhead transmission lines.
- Mobile Plant Information Sheet [ pdf 410.28 KB ]
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
- Easement factsheet [ pdf 231.97 KB ]
This brochure provides important information to landowners on managing vegetation (particularly trees) near overhead transmission lines.
- Trees and Overhead Transmission Lines [ pdf 297.72 KB ]