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5 things we love about summer (power edition)

There’s a lot to love about summer in New Zealand. Whether you’re catching a tan, road tripping with friends or...

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Electricity spot the difference: NZ vs Australia

They wear thongs, we wear jandals. We say kia ora, they say gidday. They’re home to a worrying assortment of...

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House moving tips: Customer edition

Moving into a new house is an exciting milestone in anyone’s life. The actual moving process? Not so much.  No matter how...

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8 life hacks for saving money on your power bill this winter

The days are shorter, the nights are colder, and if you’re anything like us, you're probably curled up on the...

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First time gas user? Here's what you need to know

Here's what you need to knowLooking for a more efficient way to heat your home? Running out of hot water...

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Does turning everything off actually save power?

As your TV show wraps up, you lean over to grab the remote and turn the tele off. The screen...

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Pulse Energy Picks: 5 of our favourite electricity related Guiness World Records

The Guinness World Records is the only place where you’ll find the likes of Usain Bolt and Da Vinci rubbing...

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Everything you need to know about the Winter Energy Payment

Winter is almost here. For many households across New Zealand, this means higher energy bills as we switch on the...

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Student flats: Then Vs Now

The student flatting experience has been thriving in Dunedin for decades. This year marks the University of Otago’s 150th anniversary...

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6 Things You Need To Know About Electric Vehicles

Petrol prices got you peeved? An electric vehicle might be the answer. Silent, futuristic and wonderfully economical, electric vehicles have exploded in...

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5 camping fails to avoid this summer

Thinking about going camping this summer? We’ve got you covered. Dust off your tent, grab some marshmallows, purchase a rechargeable...

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Ho-ho-how to Keep Your Power Bill Low This Christmas

Christmas is upon us! For some, the silly season means spending time with friends and family and taking the time...

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Understanding Your Power Bill

Imagine going to a supermarket where there are no prices on anything. You have a vague understanding that the more...

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8 tips for a successful spring clean (and reducing your power bill too!)

The days are getting longer, allergies are kicking into overdrive, and the four-seasons-in-a-day weather is making it impossible to pick...

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What’s the deal with prompt payment discounts?

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, prompt payment discounts (PPDs) are everywhere in the New Zealand electricity industry. Well, just about everywhere. Here...

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A recipe for energy efficiency - keeping costs down in your kitchen

Winter is the time for hearty stews, delicious roasts and decadent desserts - but there’s no denying that whipping up...

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What can you do with $1 worth of electricity?

You found a gold coin lodged down the back of the couch. Score! The question is: what can you do...

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What's the difference between a standard user and a low user?

Who remembers what happened in 2004? Maori TV made its debut broadcast, and we finally got closure on the whole...

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How to prepare your home for a power outage

Power outages in New Zealand tend to range in severity from “this is annoying, but at least we get to...

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Moving house checklist - Take the stress out of moving

Every year thousands of Pulse Energy customers move to a new house. And they all say the same thing: it’s...

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Ten out-of-the-ordinary ways to save power

Days are shorter, temperatures are colder and your fellow public transport commuters are starting to smell decidedly more damp than...

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How Pulse Energy is getting involved in our community

“Yay, a power bill!” said no one, ever. Yes, nobody loves paying their power bill, but forking over your hard-earned cash...

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A letter from the Power Police Re: Excessive Electricity Usage

 To whom it may concern, RE: EXCESSIVE ELECTRICITY USAGEYou are receiving this letter from the Power Police, passionate protectors of palatable...

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5 steps to childproofing your home’s electricals

Is your family growing? Congratulations! There are a million things to think about when you have a baby on the...

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