Forestry/Electricity Industry Coordination Meeting

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Transpower, owner and operator of New Zealand’s high voltage transmission network in association with the Forestry Industry Safety Council and WorkSafe is hosting a Forestry and Electricity Industry Coordination Meeting on Friday 9 March 2018 in Fielding. 

Meeting Details

Where: Feilding Fire Service Building (205 Kimbolton Road)

When: Friday 9 March 2018, 10am until 2pm (Lunch will be provided)


  • To increase communication and collaboration between the forestry sector and
    electrical industry
  • To discuss WorkSafe expectations and the need for an agreed harvest plan
  • To highlight the need for outages wherever possible when harvesting around the
    lines and explain the outage process
  • An opportunity for the forestry industry to discuss their constraints and challenges
    with working around power lines directly with Transpower and distribution


Please RSVP to: by 2 March 2018.