Electricity Tariffs and Rates

Domestic Tariff

The regulated domestic tariff set by the Commerce Commission is 33.10 cents/units.

Domestic customers who consume  Less than or equal to (<=) 100 kWh per month,  with Combined household income Less than or equal to (<=) $30,000.00 per annum,. This Tariff only applies if customer has registered, and qualifies for new government subsidy. Customers who do not qualify pay the full rate. Customers who qualify will be subsidized for the first 100 units of consumption.


Domestic Tariff

Tariff Price – VAT Exclusive
Yes* Subsidy 15.90 cents
No Domestic Tariff 33.10 cents


* To learn if you qualify for the Government Subsidy click here
Important Notes:

  • kWh = Kilowatt-hour, 1 kWh = 1 unit of electricity
  • 1 month = 365 / 12 = 30.42 days
  • Prices are effective as of 1st January 2016. All Prices are subject to change