Experience the Energy at Annual Connection

This iconic event is the highlight of the Electricity Supply calendar and the only platform of it’s kind that brings together suppliers, key industry players and career seekers to celebrate the infrastructure sector that keeps New Zealand connected.

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Join us at Annual connection 21-23 September 2021

Christchurch will host the 2021 Annual Connection competition and Excellence Awards Dinner

21 – 22 – 23 September 2021


Competition Venue and Excellence Awards Dinner:

Air Force Museum of New Zealand

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch




Annual Connection is a three-day event which includes, Cable Jointer and Line Mechanic Crews from across Australasia battle it out for top honours, excavator demonstrations, suppliers expo and career presentations to schools. The Excellence Awards Dinner will wrap up the event by celebrating the best and brightest trainees and those that have made a significant contribution to industry training.

The key objectives of Annual Connection are to:

  • Showcase the industry and ensuring a sustainable workforce
  • Promote best practice in Health and Safety
  • Promote, recognise and reward a qualified and skilled workforce through the competitions and the Excellence Awards
  • Showcase new technologies and innovation.

Cable Jointer competition

Excellence Awards Dinner

Line Mechanic competition