Company Profile

Network Waitaki is an electricity distribution company that distributes electricity from the national grid to consumers’ properties.  Network Waitaki does not generate or sell electricity; these functions are provided by electricity generators and electricity retailers.  Network Waitaki’s core business is the provision, operation, and management of electricity lines infrastructure. 


Network Waitaki’s mission is to be a locally owned and operated electricity distribution company that provides the benefits of local consumer trust ownership by:

  • owning and operating a safe, reliable and efficient distribution system that meets the evolving needs of its consumers in accordance with its Asset Management Plan;  and
  • supporting the economic growth and wellbeing of the community it serves.

Network Waitaki's directors

Chris Dennison 3 Chris Bailey 4 David Ruddenklau 4 
Chris Dennison (Chairman) Chris Bailey  David Ruddenklau
 Derek Atkinson 1  Tony Wood 1  mike underhill photo feb 2014 crop 2
 Derek Atkinson  Tony Wood  Mike Underhill


Chief Executive of Network Waitaki


Geoff Douch