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Transition to renewable needs careful management

01 September 2021

Wholesale electricity prices seem to have almost matched the COVID pandemic for column inches recently. It’s true that low lake inflows...

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Mercury delivers resilient financial performance, makes ambitious acquisitions

17 August 2021

The year ended 30 June 2021 saw Mercury deliver resilient financial performance, along with announcing two significant acquisitions to grow the company’s scale and capabilities...

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Mercury acquires Tilt Renewables’ New Zealand operations

03 August 2021

Mercury NZ Limited has acquired Tilt Renewables’ New Zealand operations today, after completing the Scheme Implementation Agreement (SIA)...

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First power produced at Turitea Wind Farm

02 August 2021

Mercury, together with contractors Vestas and Downer NZ, celebrated a key point of progress when power was generated by...

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Dennis Barnes to join Mercury Board

20 July 2021

Senior Australasian energy sector leader, Dennis Barnes, has been appointed to the Mercury Board effective 1 September 2021...

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Mercury enters into binding agreements to acquire Trustpower’s retail business

21 June 2021

Mercury NZ Limited (Mercury) has announced that it has entered into binding agreements with Trustpower Limited...

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FY2021 EBITDAF guidance revised to $460 million

09 June 2021

Mercury announced today that it has revised its FY2021 EBITDAF guidance from $520 million to $460 million. This reflects...

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Mercury appoints Future Director, Kim Gordon

26 May 2021

Mercury has appointed its fourth Future Director, Kim Gordon, effective 1 May 2021. Ms Gordon is a partner at MinterEllison, specialising in...

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Industry open letter on decarbonisation

21 May 2021

Mercury is one of 11 signatories who have come together to collectively support NZ’s emission reduction goals and identify key focus areas for the sector...

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Mercury appoints new GM Generation

07 May 2021

Mercury is pleased to announce that Stewart Hamilton has been appointed to the role of General Manager Generation...

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Mercury appoints GM Customer

06 May 2021

Mercury is pleased to announce that Craig Neustroski has been appointed as General Manager Customer...

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Quarterly Operational Update

21 April 2021

Mercury FY2021-Q3 hydro generation increased versus the prior comparable period...

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Mercury NZ and PowAR increase Tilt Renewables offer

16 April 2021

Mercury NZ Limited (Mercury) has announced that, together with Powering Australian Renewables (PowAR), it has agreed to amend the...

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‘At risk’ native geckos returned to Reserve

07 April 2021

After Covid level changes last month postponed their freedom, rare and “at risk” native geckos resumed life in the wild today...

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2021 Draft Advice for Consultation Emissions Budgets

26 March 2021

Mercury welcomes and supports the Climate Change Commission s landmark draft advice which builds on the important work of its predecessor the Interim Climate Change Committee...

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Mercury appoints new GM Sustainability

30 March 2021

Mercury is pleased to announce that Lucie Drummond, previously Mercury’s Risk Assurance Officer, has been appointed to the role of General Manager Sustainability...

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Mercury launches green bond offer

15 March 2021

Mercury NZ Limited (Mercury) confirmed today that it is offering up to $200 million (with the ability to accept up to an additional $50 million...

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Mercury and PowAR enter into binding agreement to acquire Tilt Renewables

15 March 2021

Mercury NZ Limited has announced that, together with Powering Australian Renewables (PowAR), it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement...

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Mercury Considers Green Bond Offer

8 March 2021

Mercury NZ Limited is considering making an offer of up to $200 million (with the ability to accept up to an additional $50 million of oversubscriptions at Mercury’s discretion)...

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Mercury’s earnings up, generation down

23 February 2021

Mercury results for the half year ended 31 December 2020 showed lifts across all key financial measures due to careful management of generation and retail portfolios...

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Interim results webcast and teleconference details

15 February 2021

Read release: Mercury’s interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2020 will be announced on Tuesday 23 February 2021...

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Urgency and action needed in response to Climate Change Commission draft report, says Mercury

31 January 2021

Read release: The Climate Change Commission’s draft report on New Zealand’s carbon budgets has a clear message...

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Mercury supports policy fast lane for EVs

28 January 2021

Read release: Mercury welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will push ahead with introducing a clean car import standard...

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FY2021 EBITDAF guidance revised to $535 million

22 January 2021

Read release: Mercury announced today that it has revised its FY2021 EBITDAF guidance from $505 million to $535 million...

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Quarterly Operational Update

22 January 2021

Read release: Hydro generation flat, Lake Taupo storage lifted prior to seasonally low inflow period...

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Changes to Mercury’s executive structure

21 January 2021

Read release: Mercury Chief Executive Vince Hawksworth has announced changes to his executive structure...

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Tiwai to continue operations through 2024

14 January 2021

Read release: Mercury notes Rio Tinto’s announcement that it has agreed a new electricity agreement with Meridian Energy that allows...

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Mercury Interim Results Announcement Date

21 December 2020

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Mercury plans multi-million-dollar expansion of EV subscription service

16 December 2020

Read release: Mercury will invest $6 million to turbo-charge its EV subscription...

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Infratil announces strategic review of its shareholding in Tilt

7 December 2020

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<h4>Mercury welcomes Government's electric vehicle initiative</h4>

 

Mercury welcomes Government's electric vehicle initiative

2 December 2020

Read release: The Government's commitment to require its agencies to purchase...

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<h4>S&P reaffirms Mercury's BBB+ corporate credit rating</h4>

 

S&P reaffirms Mercury's BBB+ corporate credit rating

18 November 2020

Read release: S&P Global Ratings has confirmed Mercury's corporate...

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<h4>Mercury sells interest in Hudson Ranch 1.</h4>

 

Mercury sells interest in Hudson Ranch 1.

4 November 2020

Read release: Mercury has sold its interest in the Hudson Ranch 1...

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<h4>FY2021 EBITDAF guidance revised to $505 million.</h4>

 

FY2021 EBITDAF guidance revised to $505 million.

24 September 2020

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<h4>Lime and Mercury team up to help 300k Kiwis go electric.</h4>

 

Lime and Mercury team up to help 300k Kiwis go electric.

2 November 2020

Read release: Lime will offer free e-bike and e-scooter rides...

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<h4>Mercury NZ Limited green bond offer – books closed.</h4>

 

Mercury NZ Limited green bond offer – books closed.

4 September 2020

Read release: Following the bookbuild process for its green bond offer...

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<h4>Quarterly Operational Update.</h4>

 

Quarterly Operational Update.

20 October 2020

Read release: Hydro generation down on record low 12-month...

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<h4>Mercury NZ Limited green bond offer – interest rate set.</h4>

 

Mercury NZ Limited green bond offer – interest rate set.

4 September 2020

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<h4>Mercury's performance strong in testing year.</h4>

 

Mercury's performance strong in testing year.

18 August 2020

Read release: Mercury's performance strong in testing year...

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<h4>2020 Annual Shareholders' Meeting and Director Nominations.</h4>

 

2020 Annual Shareholders' Meeting and Director Nominations.

24 July 2020

Read release: Mercury NZ Limited will hold...

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<h4>Notice of Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2020.</h4>

 

Notice of Annual Shareholders' Meeting 2020.

26 August 2020

Read release: The following materials relating to Mercury's 2020...

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<h4>Annual results webcast and teleconference details</h4>

 

Annual results webcast and teleconference details

5 August 2020

Read release: Mercury's annual results for the year...

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<h4>Path towards carbon neutral goal positive for New Zealand.</h4>

 

Path towards carbon neutral goal positive for New Zealand.

26 July 2020

Read release: Path towards carbon neutral...

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<h4>QUARTERLY OPERATIONAL UPDATE.</h4>

 

QUARTERLY OPERATIONAL UPDATE.

20 July 2020

Read release: Quarterly operational update.

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<h4>Caring for the environment while you're locked down indoors.</h4>

 

Caring for the environment while you're locked down indoors.

22 April 2020

Read release: What happens when your 'workplace' is taking care of our environment...

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 <h4>QUARTERLY OPERATIONAL UPDATE 31 MARCH 2020.</h4>

 

QUARTERLY OPERATIONAL UPDATE 31 MARCH 2020.

20 April 2020

View PDF: Quarterly Operational Update three months ended 31 March 2020.
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<h4>Doing the right thing by our suppliers.</h4>

 

Doing the right thing by our suppliers.

08 May 2020

Read release: Mercury has built strong relationships with many of the contractors...
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<h4>Rio Tinto decision following strategic review of Tiwai smelter.</h4>

 

Rio Tinto decision following strategic review of Tiwai smelter.

9 July 2020

Read release: Mercury notes Rio Tinto's announcement...

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<h4>FY2020 EBITDAF GUIDANCE REVISED.</h4>

 

FY2020 EBITDAF GUIDANCE REVISED.

26 June 2020

Read release: FY2020 EBITDAF guidance revised to $480 million.

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<h4>FY2020 EBITDAF guidance revised to $490 million.</h4>

 

FY2020 EBITDAF guidance revised to $490 million.

20 April 2020

Read release: Mercury announced today that it has revised its FY2020 EBITDAF...
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<h4>How do you build a wind farm from home?</h4>

 

How do you build a wind farm from home?

28 April 2020

Read release: March 25, 2020, saw just about every aspect of civic life in New Zealand 'lock down'...

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 <h4>Vince Hawksworth to join Mercury on 30 March.</h4>

 

Vince Hawksworth to join Mercury on 30 March.

26 March 2020

Read release: Mercury's appointed Chief Executive, Vince Hawksworth, will take...
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<h4>Mercury Annual Results Announcement Date.</h4>

 

Mercury Annual Results Announcement Date.

7 July 2020

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"More power from the same water": Mercury mega project celebrates major milestone.

20 March 2020

Read release: "More power from the same water": Mercury mega project celebrates...
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<h4>FY2020 EBITDAF GUIDANCE REVISED</h4>

 

FY2020 EBITDAF GUIDANCE REVISED

25 February 2020

Read release: FY2020 EBITDAF guidance revised to $500 million.
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<h4>Leading from inside a bubble.</h4>

 

Leading from inside a bubble.

20 April 2020

Read release: Vince Hawksworth tore up the rule-book when it came to starting...
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<h4>Powering up the connection with our customers.</h4>

 

Powering up the connection with our customers.

13 May 2020

Read release: We spoke to two of our wonderful Customer Engagement Consultants, Zoe...

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<h4>Introducing Mercury's Latest Campaign</h4>

 

Introducing Mercury's Latest Campaign

14 February 2020

Read release: Mercury's new brand campaign, announced today, calls on Kiwis to "kiss oil goodbye"...
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<h4>REAPING WHAT YOU SOW <br/>AT MERCURY</h4>

 

REAPING WHAT YOU SOW
AT MERCURY

04 May 2020

Read release: The Mercury attitude is a synergy of three elements: 'curious & original'...
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7 December 2020

Read release: Mercury NZ Limited (Mercury) notes that Infratil Limited...

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8 February 2020

Webcast and teleconference details for announcement of Mercury's interim results on 26 February.

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18 March 2020

Mercury preparedness for COVID-19.

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25 February 2020

Mercury earnings impacted by lower generation.

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23 January 2020

Quarterly Operational Update 31 December 2019.

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8 January 2020

Mercury interim results announcement date.

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18 December 2019

Vince Hawksworth appointed Chief Executive of Mercury.

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3 December 2019

Hannah Hamling to join Mercury board.

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2 December 2019

S&P reaffirms Mercury's BBB+ corporate credit rating.

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12 November 2019

Mercury to complete New Zealand's largest windfarm.

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29 October 2019

Spades in ground for new Turitea wind farm.

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18 October 2019

Quarterly Operational Update 30 September 2019.

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18 October 2019

FY2020 EBITDAF guidance revised.

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8 October 2019

Fraser Whineray to switch sectors after 11 years with Mercury.

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3 October 2019

Mercury encourages joined-up response to Govt's energy initiatives.

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22 March 2019

Mercury welcomes the Electricity Price Review (EPR) Options Paper and supports the intent to...

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22 March 2019

Mercury Submission to the Electricity Price Review.

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20 August 2019

Mercury rises to challenge with strong FY2019 result.

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9 August 2019

Annual results webcast and teleconference.

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18 July 2019

Quarterly Operational Update.

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12 June 2019

Cleansing notice.

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18 June 2019

FY2019 EBITDAF guidance revised to $495 million.

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16 June 2019

ICCC report: Mercury praises pragmatic approach.

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7 June 2019

Mercury considers capital bond offer.

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12 June 2019

Mercury Launches Capital Bond Offer.

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21 March 2019

Mercury NZD/AUD FX rate for FY2019 interim dividend.

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26 February 2019

Earnings grow strong despite less water.

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27 March 2019

New wind farm a further step to low carbon future.

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17 September 2019

Rotorua WING man wins global award.

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20 August 2019

Mercury rises to challenge with strong FY2019 result.

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9 August 2019

Annual Results Webcast and teleconference details.

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31 October 2018

Electricity price review - executive summary

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17 August 2018

Mercury trials EV subscription service - Drive.

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15 August 2018

Mercury partners in Tilt Renewables offer.

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8 August 2018

New research shows EVs the choice for Kiwis.

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18 July 2018

Quarterly operational update 30 June 2018.

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6 July 2018

Mercury appoints future director, Anna Lissaman.

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2 July 2018

Chance conversation leads to new career.

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14 June 2018

FY2018 EBITDAF guidance lifted to $555 million.

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29 May 2018

Shareholders advised of information mistake.

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14 May 2018

Mercury acquires stake in Tilt.

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2 May 2018

Mercury announces share buyback.

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17 April 2018

Quarterly operational update 31 March 2018.

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23 February 2018

Mercury has become New Zealand's first energy company to commit to bringing Amazon Alexa to consumers.

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24 January 2018

FY2018 EBITDAF guidance lifted to $530 million

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15 February 2018

NZ's first solar e.bike Rechargery opens.

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24 January 2018

Quarterly Operational Update three months ended 31 December 2017

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15 January 2018

Mercury chooses Tesla for ground breaking battery project

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24 November 2017

EV drivers enjoy incentive to charge off-peak

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7 November 2017

Mercury meets fleet EV target

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20 October 2017

Mercury takes out another top marketing award for Energy Made Wonderful

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11 December 2017

S&P reaffirms Mercury's BBB+ corporate credit rating

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8 November 2017

Starship and Mercury: a wonderful long-term relationship

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25 July 2017

365 days of Energy Made Wonderful

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18 September 2017

Electric car-sharing charges into Auckland

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18 October 2017

FY2018 EBITDAF guidance lifted to $515 million

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3 October 2017

Direct grid connnected battery could be a game-changer

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15 September 2017

Mercury's wonderful energy recognised with supreme marketing award 

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22 August 2017

Mercury's Focus on Loyalty Paying Dividends

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18 October 2017

Quarterly Operational Update three months ended 30 September 2017

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31 August 2017

Scott St John to join Mercury Board

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20 July 2017

Quarterly Operational Update three months ended 30 June 2017

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14 July 2017

Vector - where are our customers' refunds?

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24 May 2017

Auckland Car Sharing Goes Electric

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20 April 2017

FY2017 EBITDAF guidance raised to $510 million

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8 June 2017

FY2017 EBITDAF guidance raised to $520 million

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21 February 2017

HY2017 demonstrates clear momentum and customer loyalty

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24 January 2017

Quarterly Operational Update three months ended 31 December 2016

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20 April 2017

Quarterly Operational Update three months ended 31 March 2017

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29 June 2017

Re-using and up-cycling as GLOBUG units get a second life

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2 November 2016

FY2017 EBITDAF guidance raised to $495 million

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2 November 2016

Mercury launches Electric Highway with global leader PlugShare

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6 December 2016

S&P reaffirms Mercury's BBB+ corporate credit rating

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30 May 2016

Chief Marketing Officer appointed

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23 August 2016

Mercury EBITDAF up 2.3% to $493m on renewables advantage.

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14 October 2016

Landmark commitment will boost New Zealand EV numbers by more than 75%

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29 July 2016

Mercury inspired by new energy future

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03 October 2016

Mercury to showcase world-leading solar.

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08 June 2016

Mighty River Power appoints Future Director, Nicky Ashton

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05 May 2016

Mighty River Power appoints GM Digital Services

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22 July 2016

Quarterly Operational Update for the Three Months ended 30 June 2016

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26 August 2016

Mike Allen to step down from Mercury Board.

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25 October 2016

Quarterly Operational Update to 30 September 2016

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02 May 2016

Mighty River Power moving to single brand – Mercury

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11 April 2016

MRP appoints UGL as Head Maintenance Contractor

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20 April 2016

Quarterly Operational Update for the Three Months ended 31 March 2016

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01 April 2016

Tesla Model 3 confirmed for Kiwi roads

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23 February 2016

Strong operating performance confirms interim dividend

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17 February 2016

Mighty River Power adopts ASX Foreign Exempt Listing

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19 January 2016

Mighty River Power purchasing leading solar company

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23 December 2015

S&P reaffirms Mighty River Power's BBB+ corporate credit rating

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11 December 2015

Leadership team changes

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28 August 2015

Strong cash flow supports special dividend, while operating earnings ease on record low hydro output

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28 July 2015

Electric vehicle charging stations go live in Downtown Auckland

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14 July 2015

Mighty River 20 year commitment key to powering Rowing NZ success

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06 July 2015

Mighty River Power Annual Results Announcement Date

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03 July 2015

Metrix to exit metering contract with Trustpower

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13 May 2015

GM Geothermal appointment completes leadership team

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27 August 2015

Mike Taitoko to join Mighty River Power Board

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07 May 2015

S&P reaffirms Mighty River Power's BBB+ corporate credit rating

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31 March 2015

Mighty River Power Loyalty Bonus Shares

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24 March 2015

Renewables growth behind closure of Southdown thermal station

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03 February 2015

Kiwi technology key to cut-price electricity for Community Services Card holders

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24 February 2015

Forecast dividend unaffected by dry conditions

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07 November 2014

'Stunning opportunity' for Kiwis and Country in home-grown fuel

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22 December 2014

Tūwharetoa and Mighty River Power reach partnership agreement over Lake Taupō

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18 September 2014

MRP appoints General Manager for Hydro/Wholesale

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17 November 2014

Mighty River Power appoints GM Strategy & Communications

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16 December 2014

MRP to exit geothermal investments in Chile & Germany

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05 November 2014

MRP announces special dividend for shareholders

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28 November 2014

Tania Simpson to step down from MRP Board in mid 2015

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20 August 2014

Annual Results and dividend above IPO financial forecasts

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23 July 2014

Changes to Mighty River Power leadership team

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10 July 2014

Global marketer Andrew Lark joins MRP Board

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03 July 2014

Metrix partnership with Trustpower supports growth plans

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26 June 2014

Electricity customers deserve clarity in pricing communications: Mighty River

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09 July 2014

Mighty River Power completes successful Capital Bond offer

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24 July 2014

Mighty River Power Quarterly Operational Update for the Three Months ended 30 June 2014

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20 August 2014

Shearer claims on power pricing a "work of fiction" – misleading our customers

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17 June 2014

Successful completion of bookbuild for MRP Capital Bond offer

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09 June 2014

Standard & Poor's confirm credit rating for capital bonds

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09 April 2014

$10 million in savings on offer for Mercury Energy customers

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12 May 2014

Metrix Chief Executive appointment signals significant growth opportunity

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05 June 2014

Metrix confirmed as preferred smart metering partner for Trustpower

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30 April 2014

Mighty River Power appoints Fraser Whineray as new Chief Executive

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06 June 2014

Mighty River Power confirms $250 million Capital Bond offer

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27 May 2014

Mighty River Power considers capital bond offer

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30 January 2014

Mighty River Power Quarterly Operational Update For The Three months Ended 31 December 2013

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26 February 2014

MRP hits half-year growth despite worst-ever hydro conditions

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11 March 2014

New technology reduces household power bills

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09 May 2014

S&P reaffirms Mighty River Power's BBB+ corporate credit rating

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18 December 2013

Patrick Strange to join Mighty River Power Board

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11 December 2013

Mighty River Power commits to no energy price increase in 2014

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03 December 2013

Mighty River Power wins international award for geothermal power project

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27 November 2013

Revised Global Ratings Criteria and Methodology – no impact on Mighty River Power

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03 October 2013

PM opens showcase Geothermal plant: boost for MRP, benefits for NZ

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02 September 2013

New Ngatamariki Station boosts Mighty River Power's geothermal production, driving earnings growth

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28 August 2013

Mighty River Power's FY2013 financial results above IPO forecasts

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25 August 2013

Gas Bill Reductions for Majority of Mercury Energy Customers

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19 July 2013

Mighty River Power Welcomes Vanuatu Minister of Energy

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27 June 2013

Ngatamariki Geothermal Power Station reaches full capacity during testing

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21 June 2013

Mercury Energy welcomes positive EGCC report

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04 June 2013

Mighty River Power Business Update

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16 May 2013

Repayment of Retail Bond

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16 May 2013

Successful completion of IPO signals next phase in evolution of Mighty River Power

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08 May 2013

Mighty River Power Share Offer – Final Price set at $2.50 per share

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5 April 2013

Mighty River Power Interim Report tabled

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27 March 2013

Board confirms Mighty River Power Chief Executive's contract though FY2014

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26 March 2013

Shareholder notifies removal of ECNZ indemnities

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18 March 2013

A GEM of an energy saving idea

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27 February 2013

Mighty River Power Successfully Prices New Wholesale Bond Issue

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14 February 2013

Dunedin Electricity Price Change

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14 February 2013

Electricity Price Change For Wellington

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8 February 2013

Jon Hartley steps down from Mighty River Power Board

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19 February 2013

Mercury announces prices changes in the Christchurch area

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15 January 2013

Mighty River Power Limited 2013 Interim Results Announcement Date

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15 February 2013

Mighty River Power takes direct control of geothermal interests in Chile and US-based EnergySource

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29 January 2013

Quarterly Operating Update For The Three Months Ended 31 December 2012

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