The Central Hawke's Bay Consumers Power Trust is the owner of Centralines. There are seven Trustees, of which four are elected and three are appointed by the highest electricity consumer, the Mayor and the local Council.
All of the shares in Centralines Limited are held by a Consumer Trust. Centralines is your local electricity network company. It has been a consumer owned company since 1993.
The CHBPCT operates under a Trust Deed which sets out, in detail, the responsibilities and duties of the Trust and the Trustees. View the Trust Deed and other publications and disclosures below
The Central Hawke’s Bay (CHB) Consumers Power Trust – owners of Centralines Limited – is making an application to the High Court to change the Trust Deed to enable all Trustees to be elected by you as CHB power consumers.