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We've been fighting for change in the electricity industry since the beginning, and getting the word out through the media to educate and inform consumers is part of the way we do that. So, read on to keep up with Flick and the electricity industry with our latest articles.
Flick's Speaking Up
We’ve got a voice and we’re using it to speak up for consumers in the media to put pressure on for change.
9 October 2023, Stuff
Why do Aussie power companies have to be more upfront with customers?
22 May 2023, BusinessDesk
Electricity market tick of approval - fair or folly?
5 April 2023, Media Release (PDF)
Flick Electric welcomes changes to Commerce Act
31 August 2021, The Spinoff
How the electricity market works – and what needs to be fixed
21 July 2021, Stuff
Flick Electric stops taking on new customers in blow to power competition
17 June 2021, Stuff
National taking fresh look at power market as Flick asks public to 'revolt'
17 June 2021, NBR
Flick Electric launches petition calling for electricity market reform
14 April 2021, The Spinoff
How to get to 100% renewable energy
22 December 2020, Media Release (PDF)
Calls for tough penalty for Meridian after watchdog finding
20 February 2020, Media Release (PDF)
Flick to pass through lines company price cuts to customers
19 February 2020, The Spinoff
Why you'll no longer get offered a fridge to go back to your old power company
18 February 2020, Media Release (PDF)
Win backs ban a win for customers
19 December 2019, The Spinoff
Flick CEO: How the big power companies are forcing prices up
Learn more on why change is needed in the electricity industry.
31 August 2023, RNZ
Consumer: Gentailers post whopping profits as households struggle
22 June 2023, Consumer NZ
Prepay customers paying much more for power
1 March 2023, Stuff
Biggest power company, Meridian Energy, increases profit 51%
24 August 2022, Stuff
Energy Minister defends state-owned 'gentailers' after their profits double
18 August 2022, Stuff
Electricity Authority makes 'urgent' move to block cheap Tiwai Smelter power deal
8 August 2022, Consumer NZ
Prepay pain: struggling customers resort to prepaid power
19 January 2022, Stuff
Big businesses blast Electricity Authority over market 'dysfunction'
25 November 2021, Stuff
Government investigation finds August power cuts were unnecessary
29 October 2021, The Spinoff
Bernard Hickey: How one back-room deal cost you up to $200 a year
19 October 2021, Otago Daily Times
Rising inflation puts pressure on families
21 September 2021, Stuff
Electricity Authority expects to release power market review in late October
9 August 2021, 1 NEWS
Electricity prices getting less competitive as consumers face less choice
Petitions & Submissions
We’re engaging Government and regulatory bodies behind the scenes to make bills affordable and reach our climate change goals.
3 October 2023, Submission (PDF)
Independent retailers submission on Consumer Care Guidelines
20 June 2023, Submission (PDF)
Flick Electric's submission on CCC's Draft Advice (second emissions reduction plan)
22 October 2022, Petition (oral presentation)
Petition of Flick Electric Co.: Reform New Zealand's electricity market – hearing of evidence
25 January 2022, Submission (PDF)
Flick Electric 2021 Dry Year Review
22 December 2021, Submission (PDF)
Flick Electric submission on Wholesale Market Review
11 November 2021, Petition
Petition of Flick Electric Co.: Reform New Zealand's electricity market
13 August 2021, Submission (PDF)
Flick Electric joins Haast Trading & Electric Kiwi UTS claim
10 May 2021, Submission (PDF)
Joint submission on transfer pricing
30 March 2021, Submission (PDF)
Flick Electric submission on CCC Draft Advice
18 August 2020, Submission (PDF)
Independent retailers response to UTS preliminary decision
Learn about our culture, products and partnerships.
22 November 2022, Media Release (PDF)
New CEO for Flick Electric Co.
15 September 2022, Stuff
Pets in the office lead to less stress, less anxiety, and better productivity
10 March 2021, The Spinoff
The app that shows you the real-time ethical impact of your purchasing choices
17 June 2020, The Spinoff
We don’t have to go back to the rigid old ways of working
30 April 2020, The Spinoff
Mental health first aid could be just what our country needs
30 January 2020, The Spinoff
Canine to five: Why every office should be a dog office
Got a media query about Flick or the electricity industry in Aotearoa?
We're all about transparency and advocating for change in the industry, so we'll do our best to get you the intel you need or put you in touch with the most appropriate person for comment.
Chief Marketing Officer, Neisha Ashaye