Find The Best Deals From Counties Power Providers

Jan 5, 2022
By Staff writer


Counties Power is a consumer-owned lines company. They're responsible for operating the electricity distribution network that provides services to the Counties area. The company takes pride in being one of New Zealand's most progressive energy companies by providing Kiwis with affordable electricity, all while supporting local communities.

In fact, the company is trusted by thousands of Kiwis when it comes to their power, whether for home or business. Better known as Counties Energy, it has been managing and operating the electricity distribution network beyond the Counties area for more than 90 years now.

The power comes from the national grid at Bombay and Glenbrook, then brings it to the locals through 9 substations and an extensive network of lines, cables, and other equipment.

When you connect with Counties Energy, you connect to a 100% locally owned and operated power network.

Counties Power currently has:

  • More than 45,000 customers
  • 2,321km powerlines
  • 9 substations
  • 8 EV charging stations

Other products and services:

  • Smart metering
  • Solar
  • EV charging

Read: The Best Power And Gas Companies In NZ For 2022


Power providers on the Counties power network:

Mercury Energy Contact Energy
Frank Energy Nova  Energy
Powershop Genesis Energy
Meridian Energy Flick
3T Power Trustpower
Simply Energy Prime Energy
Electric Kiwi Ecosmart
Vocus Pioneer Energy
Ecotricity Pulse Energy
YES Power PowerEdge
Megatel For Our Good
Mons Ampere

Save more on your bills! Check out the latest deals and plans from some of Counties' Power Providers

Contact Energy

Everyday Bonus Fixed


  • $150 discount on your first bill
  • 2% discount on your energy charges

Term: Fixed

  • Fixed energy rates until November 2023


  • Add Broadband from only $69.99/month

Good Nights Plan (Online Deal)

Save more on electricity with three hours of FREE Power every night, from 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM plus fixed energy rates under the Contact Energy Good Nights plan.

Term: fixed term

What's included:

  • Free power from 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Fixed-term and fixed energy rates until November 2022


  • Add Broadband from only $69.99/month

This plan is for customers with an eligible smart meter and is only available online.

Simplicity Bundle

Enjoy power rates with no daily gas charges when you bundle your natural gas and electricity. If you're a moderate gas user, this bundle is a good option.

Term: No fixed term


  • No daily gas charges
  • One handy bill

Please note that this bundle is available for natural gas customers on the North Island.


Apply the code 100THANKS when you sign up your home to electricity online and get an extra $100 discount (incl. GST) when you join Contact.

This offer is a limited time offer for new customers and is not applicable to the Good Nights plan, Basic plan or other limited-time offers.

Genesis Energy

Energy Plus

This Genesis Energy plan gives you the option to choose between a 12-month fixed-term plan or a flexible one. You can get up to $100 one-off credit and up to 11% discount and rewards such as free Power Shout hours.


  • Natural gas
  • LPG

Meridian Energy

$200 credit

Switch to a Meridian power plan and get a $200 credit on your first electricity bill (including GST).

You are eligible to get this offer if:

  • You are a residential consumer
  • You meet Meridian's standard customer eligibility criteria.

Please note that the credit is only applicable to new Meridian customers.

Other special offers for Meridian Energy customers:

  • A 15% discount on ecostore branded products when you purchase them from ecostore's online shop.
  • Get 10% off when you buy a new UBCO 2x2 electric bike from a UBCO dealer 
  • A 20% discount on Al Brown's products when you purchase from their online shop

Nova Energy

TV Bundle

Bundle your Broadband and Electricity — get a 43-inch TV! Get this and more with Nova Energy's value-for-money Power plans.

How much: $89/month

Term: 24 months

What's included:

  • 43-inch TV 
  • Unlimited ADSL/VDSL or Fibre of up to 100Mbps


  • Upgrade to a 50-inch TV for $299 or a 65-inch TV for $799


  • This plan is only available to new residential Broadband and Energy customers at the same property.
  • A $15 delivery fee applies for the Nova modem/router.
  • The TV will be sent to you after paying your first invoice on the Plan.

For all bundle plans:

Note that these bundle plans are offered to new residential Broadband and Energy customers at the same property.


$150 Free Power and Guaranteed Savings

Switch to Powershop and receive $150 FREE Power, spread over your first 12 months. Aside from that, you'll also get Guaranteed Savings. This guarantees an account credit if you don't get any savings with Powershop!

You can also get an extra 5% discount when you sign up for both power and gas.

Note that the $150 sign up credit is spread over your first 12 months in Powershop.

Termination fee: $0

Pulse Energy

Price Promise (Standard)

Get a $50 welcome credit when you sign up for Pulse Energy.

Add ons:

  • Natural gas
  • LPG


Power and Broadband Bundle

Get a free joining reward when you bundle Power and Broadband on a 24-month term with Trustpower! You'll also get a $50 account credit when you sign up online.

Add ons:

  • Natural gas
  • LPG
  • Mobile

Power and Broadband Discount

Switch to an eligible Power and Broadband bundle for a 12-month term and get a half-price discount on Broadband for 6 months (router included) plus a $300 account credit!

Add ons:

  • Natural gas
  • LPG
  • Mobile

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Shane Egan (Popup) , 2023-07-10

Excellent service. Responsive and easy to deal with. Got me an awesome deal on Broadband. Well worth calling to see what they can do. 👍

Jamie Martin , 2023-06-18

Really great service, helped us save about 30% on power plus a free $100 sign up bonus. Very fast and efficient.

Kat W , 2023-06-20

Very helpful and informative. Lovely chatting with them on the phone, helped me find a power supplier, pretty simple and straight forward

Dee Painter , 2023-08-08

So easy to use, very helpful and got a great deal with my power and gas