Media releases

Utilities Disputes takes on broadband shared property access disputes: Chorus joins as first member

23/08/2017
Utilities Disputes has been named by Hon Simon Bridges, Minister for Communications, as the provider of the approved scheme for broadband shared property access disputes (BSPAD Scheme). Chorus, New Zealand's largest telecommunications infrastructure

Utilities Disputes announces Annual Report 2016-17

4/07/2017
The Utilities Disputes Annual Report 2016-17 details significant changes to the organisation following its change from the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner scheme last year as well as ongoing activity in disputes resolution.

Kiwis in the dark about disconnections

31/05/2017
In the last few months, 6170 Kiwi homes experienced electricity disconnections, according to the Electricity Authority. Utilities Disputes Commissioner Nanette Moreau is concerned because during that time, only 41 people contacted her free and indepe