This section contains all current and closed Commission regulatory projects. This includes determinations, reports, inquiries, studies and disclosures relating to telecommunications, electricity lines, gas pipelines, airports and dairy.
The transmission network supplying Bombay and Wiri substations is ageing and requires refurbishment. This network includes the transmission lines between Bombay and Otahuhu substations and Bombay and Meremere substations.
The purpose of the Commission 111 Contact Code is to ensure that vulnerable consumers, or persons on their behalf, have reasonable access to an appropriate means of contacting the 111 emergency service in the event of a power failure.
Recent changes to the Telecommunications Act have given us new powers to improve retail service quality (RSQ) including customer service, faults, installation, contracts, product disclosure, billing, switching, service performance, speed and availability.
The Copper Withdrawal Code sets out the minimum requirements Chorus, the provider of New Zealand’s copper telecommunications network, must meet before it can stop providing wholesale copper phone and broadband services.
Input methodologies for fibre are the rules, requirements and processes that we are required to develop under Part 6 of the Telecommunications Act. We are currently developing these fibre input methodologies.
From 1 January 2022, price-quality and information disclosure regulations will apply to providers of fibre fixed line access services that are regulated under Part 6 of the Telecommunications Act 2001.
The closure of Southdown and Otahuhu Power stations in Auckland and the proposed closure of the Rankine units at Huntly Power Station in Waikato are expected to cause voltage management issues in the Auckland and Waikato regions as peak electricity demand increases.