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ANNUAL CONNECTION

Annual Connection is a unique three day event, bringing together cable jointers, line mechanics and industry stakeholders from across New Zealand. The event consists of competitions, a suppliers expo, and closes with the Connexis Excellence Awards.

Join us in putting the spotlight on the skilled and experienced workforce, that is essential to keeping the lights on and the country connected.


KEY OBJECTIVES OF ANNUAL CONNECTION
  • Showcase and promote the Electricity Supply Industry.
  • Promote, recognise, and reward workforce skills, expertise and training.
  • Attract more people to join the industry.
  • Promote best practice in health and safety.
  • Showcase new technologies and innovation.

2022 ANNUAL CONNECTION WINNERS

Line Mechanic Competition


First Place, WEL Networks

Second Place, Ultimit Women

Third Place, Downer Utilities Alliance


Cable Jointer Competition

First Place, Justin Quigley - WEL Networks

Second Place, John Harvey - Connetics

Third Place, Ben Wilson - Downer Utilities Alliance

2022 FULL RESULTS 



2022 HOST SPONSOR

"It’s a privilege to be part of an action-packed event that will demonstrate to our community the important work carried out by our lines team" 
Electra Trustee Chair Sharon Crosbie

Electra are New Zealand’s ninth-largest lines company based in the Kāpiti-Horowhenua region.

Chief Executive Neil Simmonds says: "...supporting the event was an easy decision for Electra to make - as the event celebrates excellence in the lines industry, and promotes to the community some of the difficult tasks carried out in all weather, and sometimes under great pressure...

The icing on the cake was that the event coincides with Electra celebrating its 100-year anniversary."


CABLE JOINTER COMPETITION

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LINE MECHANIC COMPETITION

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SUPPLIER EXPO

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SCHOOLS SESSIONS

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EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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SPONSORSHIP

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