An alternative viewpoint to TECT

Trustpower chief executive Vince Hawksworth believes the recent TECT proposal lacks transparency. Supplied photo.

Trustpower will go directly to the public over the proposal to cancel the TECT cheque after TECT declined the local energy company’s offer to participate in public drop-in information sessions.

“Trustpower are opposing TECT’s proposal due to a lack of transparency, and the recent refusal to have Trustpower represented at TECT’s public drop-in sessions does nothing to ease these concerns,” says Trustpower chief executive Vince Hawksworth.

Trustpower will now hold their own public information sessions.

“A lot of discussion has been sparked as a result of TECT’s proposal and we want to be a part of these discussions. We are disappointed that TECT won’t allow our customers the opportunity to ask questions with both TECT and Trustpower in the same room,” says Vince.

The Trustpower information sessions are open to all Trustpower customers within the eligible TECT cheque boundary.

“There are still a lot of questions about the proposal and a range of other options that should be considered, but TECT aren’t telling our customers what those other options are.

“We think our customers deserve better and we want to ensure they’re armed with all of the information before they make this important decision.”

The Trustpower public information and Q&A sessions are as follows:

Monday February 19, 10.30am-12.30pm: Trustpower Building, 108 Durham Street, Tauranga

Tuesday February 20, 1pm-3pm: Katikati Baptist Church, 2 Wedgewood Street, Katikati

Wednesday February 21, 5.30pm-7.30pm: Hotel Armitage, 9 Willow Street, Tauranga

Thursday February 22, 10.30am-12.30pm: Te Puke Citizens RSA Club, 179 Jellicoe Street, Te Puke

Friday February 23, 10.30am-12.30pm: Trustpower Building, 108 Durham Street, Tauranga

If you are unable to make any of these sessions, but have a group of people interested in hearing more, email to organise a time for a Trustpower representative to come and speak with you.



Posted on 19-02-2018 16:04 | By maildrop

They are worried but they are correct saying TECT have not been transparent. I don’t like the take or leave it proposal and the lack of consultation by TECT. I do like Trustpowers option of winding TECT up completely and distributing 100% of funds to customers. See who runs scared then.


Posted on 19-02-2018 15:46 | By Raeleen

Look at the figures people, Trustpower more expensive than others especially without the cheques, no wonder they are scared.


Posted on 19-02-2018 11:25 | By waiknot

Running scared?

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