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Power bills during Covid-19: Your questions answered

We're all spending more time at home and that means we'll be using more power. Here's what you need to know about high bills and what to do for those struggling to pay.

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Control your power costs

If Covid-19 means you're using more power, or has affected your income, talk to your power company to check you’re on the right plan. Find more advice and support at the Electricity Authority’s website.

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Support needed for consumers in financial hardship

The Covid-19 lockdown means hundreds of thousands of Kiwis face having to survive on a reduced income. We’ve joined with 14 other organisations in calling on essential service providers to do the right thing and halt disconnections, waive late fees and pause debt collection.

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Find the right heat pump

A heat pump can cool a room as well as heat it, allowing you to use it as an air conditioner. Our step-by-step guide will help you choose the right model for your home.

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