A REPORT TO CONSUMERS FROM THE HAWKE’S BAY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD.

31st March 1974 No. 13

CONSUMER SERVICES

IN THE EVENT OF ANY ELECTRICAL EMERGENCY

HASTINGS DISTRICT CONSUMERS

Phone 87-119 day or night

NAPIER and TARADALE DISTRICT CONSUMERS

Phone 39-045 working hours

Phone 87-119 after hours.

USING ELECTRICITY ECONOMICALLY

Seek advice from your Supply Authority – they have experienced Technical Officers who know which methods might be the most economical and efficient. Take advantage of their free service.

SAFETY FIRST

Be it broken line, power failure, range repair, or street light –

PLAY IT SAFE

PLEASE PHONE US

When painting your house or trimming trees, have your electric line made safe!

This service is free!

THE HAWKE’S BAY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD

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A REQUEST

Please cut back those trees from power lines and help us eliminate blackouts.

STATISTICS 1973 – 1974

33,592 consumers in 4,907 square Kilometers

28,803 hot water services

27,258 ranges connected

48,920 poles erected

3,862 Kilometers of line erected – 3646 Overhead

216 Underground

256 staff

6,092 Street lights

10 Main substations

2,499 Distribution transformers

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SUMMARY BALANCE SHEET 31st March 1974

ASSETS

Fixed Assets 11,330,785

Current Assets

Bank 37,027

Sundry Debtors 1,301,128

Stock 641,818

Reserve Investments 730,583 2,710,556

14,041,341

LIABILITIES

Stock Holders 2,824,891

Sundry Creditors 1,375,070  4,199,961

RESERVES

Loans repaid from

Revenue 5,248,841

Capital Expenditure 3,215,604

Other Reserves 889,106

Appropriation 487,829  9,841,380

14,041,341

TOTAL INCOME

$6,971,875

HAWKE’S BAY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD

SUMMARY OF YEARS TRADING 1973 – 1974

INCOME

93.3% ELECTRICITY SALES

6.2% TRADING DEPARTMENT SALES

0.5% MISCELLANEOUS RECEIPTS

EXPENDITURE

61.2% PURCHASE OF POWER

8.6% MAINTENANCE AND DISTRIBUTION

8.9% MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL

7.8% LOAN REPAYMENT AND INTEREST

5.9% TRADING PURCHASES AND EXPENSES

4.0% CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FROM REVENUE

3.6% APPROPRIATIONS

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RÉSUMÉ 1973 – 1974

Total Income $6,971,875

We paid $4,269,394 for power

101 distributed transformers commissioned

1122 poles erected

66 Kilometres of lines runs – 47 Kilometres rural and

19 Kilometres underground

1249 electric ranges and

1300 hot water services connected

1301 new consumers connected, and

120 installations re-inspected

200,000 visits (approximately) paid by our Meter Readers.

400 Consumers visited by Advisory Officers.

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A report to consumers from the Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board

31st MARCH 1975 No. 14

Consumer Services

IN THE EVENT OF ANY ELECTRICAL EMERGENCY

Hastings District Consumers

phone 87-119 day or night

Napier and Taradale District Consumers

phone 39-045 working hours

phone 87-119 after hours

Using electricity economically

Seek advice from your Supply Authority – they have experienced Technical Officers who know which methods might be the most economical and efficient. Take advantage of their free advice.

A request

Please cut back those trees from power lines and help us to eliminate blackouts

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DESIGNED AND PRODUCED BY MACKINDER COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED FOR THE

HAWKES BAY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD

Statistics 1974-1975

34,815 Consumers in 4907 square Kilometres

30,170 Hot water services

28,526 Ranges connected

49,607 Poles erected

3,920 Kilometres of line erected – 3861 Overhead

239 Underground

276 Staff

6,280 Street lights

13 Main substations

2,615 Distribution transformers

Safety first

Be it a broken line, power failure, range repair, or street light

PLAY IT SAFE

PLEASE PHONE US.

When painting your house or trimming trees, have your electric line made safe.

THIS SERVICE IS FREE

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SUMMARY BALANCE SHEET 31st MARCH 1975

ASSETS

Fixed Assets 12,390,795

Current Assets

Bank 38,920

Sundry Debtors 1,424,975

Stock 844,796

Reserve Investments 805,374  3,114,065

15,504,860

LIABILITIES

Stock Holders 3,019,784

Sundry Creditors 1,739,216 4,759,000

Loans repaid from

Revenue 5,750,208

Capital Expenditure 3,569,216

Other Reserves 938,431

Appropriation 488,005 10,745,860

15,504,860

INCOME

ELECTRICITY SALES 92.67%

TRADING DEPARTMENT SALES 6.84%

MISCELLANEOUS RECEIPTS 0.49%

EXPENDITURE

APPROPRIATIONS 1.12%

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FROM REVENUE 4.74%

TRADING PURCHASES AND EXPENSES 6.51%

LOAN REPAYMENTS AND INTEREST 7.19%

MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL 9.02%

MAINTENANCE AND DISTRIBUTION 10.51%

PURCHASE OF POWER 60.91%

Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board.

SUMMARY OF YEARS TRADING 1974-1975

Resume 1974 – 1975

TOTAL INCOME $7,457,780

We paid $4,542,151 for power

116 distributed transformers commissioned

1156 poles erected

67 Kilometres of line run – 40 Kilometres rural and

24 Kilometres underground

1302 electric ranges and

1367 hot water services connected

1352 new consumers connected and

92 installations re-inspected

210,000 visits (approximately) paid by our Meter Readers

400 Consumers visited by Advisory Officers.

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A REPORT TO CONSUMERS FROM THE HAWKE’S BAY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD.

31st March 1976 No 15

CONSUMER SERVICES

In the Event of any Electrical Emergency phone 87-119 day or night.

Using electricity economically

Seek advice from your Supply Authority – they have experienced Technical Officers who know which methods might be the most economical and efficient.

Take advantage of their free advice.

A request

Please cut back those trees from power lines and help us to eliminate blackouts

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Designed and produced by Mackinder Corporations Limited for the

Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board.

Statistics 1975-1976

36,210 Consumers in 4907 square Kilometres

31,400 Hot water services

29,809 Ranges connected

50,088 Poles erected

4,004 Kilometres of line erected – 3721 Overhead

279 Underground

277 Staff

6,608 Street lights

14 Main substations

2,735 Distribution transformers

Safety first

Be it broken line, power failure, range repair, or street light,

PLAY IT SAFE.

PLEASE PHONE US.

When painting your house or trimming trees, have your electric line made safe.

THIS SERVICE IS FREE

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SUMMARY BALANCE SHEET 31st March 1976

ASSETS

Fixed Assets 13,757,451

Current Assets

Bank 11,236

Sundry Debtors 1,737,579

Stock 1,018,581

Reserve Investments 741,151 [Total] 3,508,547

17,265,998

LIABILITIES

Stock Holders 3,174,070

Sundry Creditors 2,226,728 5,400,798

Loans repaid from

Revenue 6,274,422

Capital Expenditure 4,148,273

Other Reserves 848,970

Appropriation 593,535 [Total] 11,865,200

17,265.998

INCOME

Electricity Sales 91.43%

Trading Department Sales 8.03%

Miscellaneous Receipts 0.54%

EXPENDITURE

Appropriations 1.92%

Capital Expenditure from Revenue 5.35%

Loan Repayments and Interest 6.84%

Trading Purchases and Expenses 7.47%

Management and General 8.67%

Maintenance and Distribution 9.98%

HAWKE’S BAY ELECTRIC POWER BOARD

Summary of Year’s Trading 1975 – 1976

RESUME 1975-1976

Total Income $8,523,432

We paid $5,044,000 for power

120 distributed transformers commissioned

1036 poles erected

88 Kilometres of lines run – 43 Kilometres rural and

40 Kilometres underground

1280 electric ranges and

1290 hot water services connected

1502 new consumers connected and

95 installations re-inspected

215,000 visits (approximately) paid by our Meter Readers

400 Consumers visited by Advisory Officers.

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