This brochure provides important information to ensure the safe use of machinery, mobile plant and vehicles near overhead transmission lines.
We are committed to making Transpower a leader in safety by achieving injury-free workplaces for our employees and contractors.
Transpower's submarine 350,000 volt power cables and fibre-optic telecommunications cables lie on the seabed within the Cook Strait Cable Protection Zone. These cables are vital to New Zealand's electricity and communications systems and to New Zealand's economy.
This booklet is a guide to a specially protected area of Cook Strait called the Cook Strait Cable Protection Zone (CPZ). The CPZ protects vital submarine electricity and telecommunication cable links between the North and South Islands.
This brochure provides important information to landowners on managing vegetation (particularly trees) near overhead transmission lines.
Guidance on avoiding electrical hazards in incidents that involve any electricity network or other installations.