Smart meter roll outs are planned for the Northland area encompassing the Hokianga region starting from the week beginning July 25. (Some companies may describe smart meters as “advanced” meters.
If you are in this area, you may have received a letter stating that your meter will be upgraded or replaced, however sometimes letters get lost in the mail and do not arrive prior to a planned installation.
If you are in the Northland or Hokianga area, the link below gives you the information you need to keep your home or business smart meter free. Or you can click HERE for information on how to avoid getting a smart meter.
Please note that while some electricity company representatives tell customers that smart meters are “compulsory” or are a “government requirement” or use other words to this effect, this is not true. The legal situation regarding electricity meters is explained at this link.
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