Auckland power bills to jump, Wellington's to fall
1:40PM Wednesday February 21, 2007

Power consumers in the north are the big losers in a Vector price shift announced today, while power users in the capital are set to make a saving.

Lines company Vector plans to increase electricity line charges to its customers in Auckland and Northern networks from April.

An average residential customer on the Northern and Auckland networks will experience an increase of approximately $5 to $6 dollars a month.

An average Wellington residential consumer, however, will experience a decrease of approximately $1 a month.

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