Energy Retail Companies

CONTACT ENERGY LTD – Call free 0800 300 400 Fax: (04) 499 4003 For bottled gas call 0800 762 542 Website: PO Box 10742 The Terrace Wellington 6143 EMPOWER – See Contact Energy for details GENESIS ENERGY – Call Free 0800 300 400 Fax 0800 110 999 Email: Website: MERCURY ENERGY – … Continued

Community Energy Action Trust – CEA

CEA is a charitable trust and leading provider of energy solutions that are good for people and good for the environment. CEA can help with cost effective energy saving solutions by providing: Underfloor insulation, PVC damp proofing, ceiling insulation, cylinder wraps, plastic window film (which acts as double glazing), door weather stripping, V-seal draught sealer, … Continued

Community Advice

Reception phone number : 374 7222 Community Energy Action (CEA) is a charitable trust based in Christchurch. Established in 1994, CEA’s mission is to provide equitable energy efficient solutions to achieve good health, good environmental outcomes ad the relief of fuel poverty in our community. A warm, comfortable energy efficient house is important for your … Continued

Consumer Affairs, Ministry Of

For information regarding CONSUMER enquiries or complaints, look up on the above website or contact the (CAB) Citizens Advice Bureau at 0800 367 222 or Christchurch City (Student Building Polytech) 366 6490, Christchurch North (Fendalton Library) 359 8090 Christchurch West (Hornby) 349 5236, North Canterbury 03 313 8822 or the 0800 FOR CAB-0800 367 222.

Consumers’ Institute of New Zealand Inc

Up-to-date expert test results and research on a wide range of products and services Deals from Consumer Trusted businesses offering ongoing savings Advisers to assist with any consumer-related problems Independent, not-for-profit supporting Kiwis for over 50 years New Zealand’s most trusted source of consumer advice POWERSWITCH is a free independent service provided by the Consumers’ … Continued

The Electricity and Gas Complaints Commission

The Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner Scheme offers a free independent dispute resolution service for complaints about New Zealand electricity and gas companies that are members. Please contact them to talk about any issues or concerns with an electricity or gas company. They can help you work out whether it is something you can make … Continued

Off The Track

Second hand curtains. Prices reasonable. Most come from people moving house etc. Also New Curtains. Curtain tracks/roman blinds 2 Workrooms for alterations.

Work & Income NZ (Power Bills)

If you have a disability that requires the house to be kept warm, e.g. asthma, you may be able to use the disability allowance (if it’s not being used on other things) to help with the cost. Phone the number above to enquire. If you are facing a final notice Work & Income may help … Continued


POWERSWITCH is a free, independent online service provided by the Consumers’ Institute with the support of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Use PowerSwitch to compare what you’re paying against other prices offered in the market. Very easy online questionnaire to follow.