The Best Power Deals In NZ: 3 Hours Of FREE Power, FREE Lenovo Chromebook, $150 Sign Up Credit, And More

Date Feb 21, 2022
Blog category Power
By Staff writer
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Finding the best power deal in New Zealand is just a few clicks away. We know it's hard to believe, given that electricity prices have gone higher last year. However, retailers continue to provide transparent and fair pricing for customers, and are going the extra mile to serve them better. Some of these benefits include offering easy-to-use apps for power consumption monitoring, to offering flexible payments and free power everyday.

As a customer, this only leaves you to compare deals and find the best plan for you.

By working hand in hand with the right Power plan, it's really possible that you can lower your electric bills and even save more money for the long term. Switching electricity providers is as easy as visiting our FREE Power comparison tool, and comparing the best deals in your area, all on one page.

To make it easier for you, we've listed some of the best power deals this March 2022 that are worth looking into.

Nova Energy

Energy only

The Nova Energy team recently released their 'unbundled' Power and Natural Gas plan. Their energy-only plan offers great value pricing with no fixed-term or early termination fees. Currently, they're Power-only plan at the same price. Note that this plan is available in selected regions in NZ. Learn more when you compare Nova Energy plans in your area today.

TV Bundle

Get a 43-inch TV when you bundle your broadband and electricity and gas.

Term: 24 months

What's included:

  • 43-inch TV 
  • Unlimited ADSL/VDSL or Fibre of up to 100 Mbps for $89/month
  • Price certainty on a 24-month term

Add-ons:

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

Note:

  • 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.

Read: What Is The Average Power Bill In New Zealand?

Multisaver Combos

Get special pricing on broadband and/or gas when you bundle it with electricity.

Term and fees: No fixed term and break fees

What's included:

  • Unlimited ADSL/VDSL or Fibre of up to 100 Mbps for $69/month

Note:

A $15 delivery fee applies for the Nova modem/router.

For all bundle plans:

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

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Flick Electric

Flat Power Plan

Flick Electric's Flat power plan gives you a fixed price all day every day. This is ideal if you don't like getting surprised with higher bills in the future, and tend to use most of your electricity during peak times.

You can keep track of your usage and power bills through Flick Customer Dashboard, and choose the best billing and payment options that work for you.

Term and fees: No fixed contract and exit fees

Read: No Credit Check Power Companies In New Zealand

Earnie Plan

Switch to this plan and choose from one of Flick Electric's rewards bundles:

  • 2 hours of power reward every day
  • $20 bonus power credit for every $500 spent on your bill (equivalent to the former 2L per $100)
  • $50 Flick power top up each year you’re with us
  • 3 hours of power reward every day

Note that rewards are fixed for the first 12-months. Before your 12-month anniversary, you will be notified of the rewards you're eligible for in the next 12-month period.

Off Peak Plan

If you want more control over how much you pay for your electricity, this plan is for you. Off Peak plan allows you to manage what time you use your electricity so you can save more money. Prices are up to 23-57% cheaper during off-peak hours! 

Bonus: Flick Electric has Bill Smoother, which allows customers to control what they pay weekly by rounding up their power bills to an amount of their choice, and save cash for higher power bills at the same time.

See more of Flick Electric's Power plans today.

Powershop

$150 Sign Up Credit

Enjoy savings on your power bill when you switch to Powershop. Note that the $150 sign up credit is spread over your first 12 months in Powershop.

Other charges:

Termination fee: $0

Read: How To Avoid Getting Overcharged On Your NZ Power Bill

Powershop Classic

This is an ideal option for those who want to save more on their power bill. It allows customers to get extra savings every time they buy from Powershop's regular specials. It also has seasonal pricing, which means power rates are reduced during spring, and increase over autumn and winter. 

Powershop Lite

If you want something direct and simple, get the Powershop Lite. You won't have access to the shop and Powershop's specials, but you can still save money since it has a flat energy pricing. This means the price remains the same, and you pay the same power rates throughout the year.

Enjoy Powershop's helpful mobile app to track your consumption, their flexible payments, and Guaranteed Savings. The latter allows you to compare your old power bill with that of Powershop's, and get an account credit if you didn't save any money from them.

Powershop remains one of the cheapest Power providers in Auckland. See more of their offers today.

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Contact Energy

Basic Plan

Enjoy simple electricity rates and no contract connection with Contact Energy’s most popular plan.

Term and fees: No fixed term, no break fees

Everyday Bonus Fixed

Reward: $150 discount on your first bill; 2% discount on your energy charges

Term: Fixed

Avail of their fixed energy rates until August 2023.

Good Nights Plan

Enjoy fixed energy rates and save more on electricity with three hours of FREE power every night, from 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM.

Term: Fixed term until November 30, 2022

Add-ons:

  • Add Broadband from only $69.99/month

Note: This plan is for customers with an eligible smart metre and is only available for online application.

Read: 5 EV Power Plans For Electric Vehicle Owners In NZ

Broadband Bundle

Get Broadband from $59.99/month when you bundle Broadband, Power, and Gas

Get Broadband from $64.99/month when you bundle Broadband and Power

Term and fees: No fixed term, no break fees

Inclusions:

  • Unlimited  data
  • Modem
  • Convenient one bill for Broadband, Power, and Gas

Please note that these are online-only deals.

Simplicity Bundle

Enjoy simple power rates with no daily gas charges when you bundle your natural gas and electricity. You’ll only pay for the gas you use!

Term and fees: No fixed term, no break fees

Inclusions:

  • No daily gas charges
  • Convenient one bill

Note that this bundle is available for Natural Gas customers on the North Island.

Bonus:

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

Compare Contact Energy plans and switch providers for FREE.

Trustpower

Plan Builder

Build your own bundle with a Plan Builder. Trustpower let their customers build their own plans and combine their services, so they can get discounts like fuel and mobile bundle discounts.

Save from $414 on broadband

Sign up for ADSL, VDSL, Wireless Broadband, or 100/20 fibre and power on a 24-month bundle plan and enjoy discounts!

Save from $714 on broadband

Sign up for FibreMax and power on a 24-month bundle plan and get discounts!

Bonus:

Get a $50 account credit if you sign up online

See more of Trustpower offers right here.

Mercury Energy

Everyday Rates

Enjoy everyday rates on electricity, or bundled electricity and gas!

Usage plan: Standard

Term and fees: No fixed term and no break fees

Reward: Up to 12% prompt payment discount

$75 Credit

Usage plan: Standard

Term: 1 year

Break fee: $150

Reward: $75 credit when you join, up to 12% prompt payment discount

$200 Credit

Usage plan: Standard

Term: 24 months

Break fee: $150

Reward: $200 credit, up to 12% prompt payment discount

Learn more about Mercury Energy's power plans today.

Orcon Power

Get 10% Discount

Bundle up your home/business electricity with Orcon broadband and get a 10% discount on both plans!

Is Orcon available in your area? Click this link and compare more Power deals for FREE.

Slingshot Power

Unlimited broadband and power bundle

Get a free Lenovo Chromebook when you bundle Slingshot's unlimited broadband and power for 12 months. You'll also get a 10% discount on both your base broadband and power charges.

Options:

  • Unlimited ADSL/VDSL - from $80.96/month
  • Unlimited - from $76.46/month 
  • Unlimited Gigantic - from $89.95/month

Whether you're planning on sticking to your current provider or not, make it a habit to compare deals to really get your money's worth!

Start comparing today and discover more amazing deals from NZ's leading Power providers.

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