Transpower plans to replace the transmission towers in and around Newlands and Woodridge in Wellington with modern steel poles, with work happening during 2024 and 2025.

Frankton Upgrade Project  

Last updated: 29 Feb 2024

Information about our work to upgrade the Cromwell to Frankton line and the transformers at Frankton substation.
In response to a significant number of generation and load connection enquiries, as well as from a system reliability and security perspective, Transpower and PowerNet have developed a Murihiku Southland Electrification Development Plan.