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Local Authorities (Councils) and Road Authorities require any person intending to dig in the road corridor to apply for and have approved prior to the commencement of works, a Road Opening Consent. PelicanCorp is the owner of the beforeUdig and CorridorAccess services in New Zealand.

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Ashburton District Council is the local authority for 31,000 residents in the central South Island, providing quality infrastructure and community facilities and services. This includes roading and footpaths, water supply, waste disposal and recycling, parks and reserves, emergency management, library, community and social services. We are a thriving and growing rural community and are leaders in agricultural production in New Zealand, using cutting-edge technology to be an efficient producer of food for the world.



Distributing water through a network of races to its shareholder members who collectively farm close to 30,000 hectares.



Ballance Agri-Nutrients Limited is one of New Zealand's leading fertiliser specialists, with manufacturing plants located in Whangarei, Mount Maunganui and Invercargill. In addition, the company owns the ammonia-urea manufacturing plant at Kapuni in Taranaki, Summit-Quinphos, New Zealand's third-largest fertiliser company, and Super Air, one of the country's largest agricultural aviation companies.



The BCI scheme is a joint venture between Barrhill Chertsey Irrigation Limited, a co-operative company with nearly 200 farmer shareholders from within the Mid Canterbury district, and Electricity Ashburton Limited, the local cooperative lines Company. With partners the Rangitata Diversion Race Management Limited, and Trust Power Limited, the BCI scheme delivers irrigation water from the Rakaia River to farmers in the Mid Canterbury district. A network of approximately 80km of buried pipe delivers pressurised water for use on arable, sheep, beef, deer and dairy farms.



Chorus is New Zealand’s largest telecommunications utility company. They maintain and build a network of local telephone exchanges, cabinets and copper and fibre cables. Approximately 1.8 million lines are connected to homes and businesses throughout the country.



Christchurch City Council provides services including roading, sewerage disposal and treatment, water supply, libraries, swimming pools and recreation facilities, the Art Gallery, museums, and community housing to the more than 350,000 residents living in its boundary from the Akaroa Heads to the Waimakariri River. Following the earthquakes, the Council is involved in some of the largest infrastructure repair and replacement projects seen in New Zealand. Coordination of infrastructure projects in the city is more important than ever.

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Core Group is a diverse company that is based in New Plymouth specialising in Pipeline Integrity Management, Pipeline & Facilities Design, Easement Management, Cathodic Protection Systems, Project Management, Field Services and GIS (Geographic Information Systems). We offer our clients extensive and proven experience in the petrochemical industry with a promise of meeting our targets, on time and within budget. Our clients include: Greymouth Petroleum, Origin Energy, Shell Todd Oil Services, Methanex NZ, Todd Energy, Auckland International Airport and Wiri Oil Services.



The DCC administers the largest city by area in New Zealand. The majority of its 118,873 residents live on the hills and valleys around the central harbour basin while the remainder occupy the vast rural hinterland of the Taieri Plain or the coastal communities along Dunedin’s extensive coastline. Many of the Council’s roading, water, and wastewater services are serviced by contractors who work closely with Council staff to protect the city’s subterranean infrastructure and liaise with other agencies whose work requires excavating streets, roads and reserves.



Your locally owned company has distributed electricity to the Kapiti and Horowhenua region for more than 70 years.

EA Networks


EA Networks are a cooperatively owned company that is entrusted to provide electricity distribution to the homes and businesses of Mid-Canterbury. The company is also implementing an underground fibre-optic network which will provide broadband capacity to both service providers as well as end users. By participating in the beforeUdig service, we hope to assist all individuals and organisations who excavate below ground to do so safely, without causing interruption to consumers connected to our network, and eliminating damage to our assets.



Enable owns and operates a world-class fibre network that delivers services to approximately 7,000 Christchurch business premises. In November 2011, it began building the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network for Christchurch that will pass 180,000 homes, schools and businesses in Christchurch, Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Woodend, Lincoln, Prebbleton and Rolleston. Enable’s UFB fibre network will play a vital role as Christchurch rebuilds – it will sit at the heart of our vision for a 21st century city. It will generate new industry, provide unprecedented access to global markets and services for local businesses, and enable the people of Christchurch to connect with each other in exciting new ways.

Far North


The Far North District Council is the northernmost district in New Zealand with a land area of some 7,324 The majority of the districts land is rural. There are three major urban areas and a further 12 smaller urban areas with between 500 and 2000 people. The districts “usually resident” population at last census was 55,845 people. During the summer holiday season the population swells by an estimated 110,000 tourists and second home owners.



First Gas operates the 2,200km First Gas transmission pipeline and the 300km Maui pipeline. First Gas also operates more than 4,800kms of gas distribution networks across the North Island. Through these distribution networks, First Gas provides gas distribution services to gas retailers who sell gas to more than 60,000 customers.


FX NETWORKS (accquired by VOCUS)

FX Networks, a division of Vocus, supplies Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet, voice and private networking services to businesses, government agencies and the ISP industry. It owns and operates a fibre optic backbone network throughout the North and South Islands, with PoPs in all cities and main towns around New Zealand. Winner of the TUANZ 'Next Generation Network', FX Networks is an independent supplier of voice and data services which continues to extend its nationwide enterprise focussed backbone. The company offers Layer 1, 2 and 3 data services and has its own ISP, offering IP telephony exchange services and peering for other Internet providers and businesses.



The recent Christchurch earthquake highlighted the importance of utilities to the well being of our communities. Water and power are examples of critical services located in the road corridor. The Gisborne District Council uses beforeUdig as a tool to protect and manage these assets for present and future use.



Gore District Council provides a wide range of community services to its 13,000 residents and visitors to the District. Included in these services is the provision and maintenance of most of the community infrastructure within the District. Roading (apart from State Highways), stormwater, sewage, potable water and solid waste infrastructure are all provided by the Council.



Greater Wellington Regional Council promotes "Quality for Life" by ensuring our environment is protected while meeting the economic, cultural and social needs of the community. Our specific responsibilities for the Wellington region include: water supply, environmental management, Metlink buses and trains, transport planning, flood protection, pest management, land management, harbour safety, regional parks and forests, sustainable development and emergency management.



From magnificent parks and gardens to a thriving cultural precinct, the city offers a vibrant combination of fine dining and nightlife options as well as an electric mix of leisure, lifestyle and activity choices. Hamilton, or Kirikiriroa in Maori, being New Zealand's largest inland city is a fast-growing, multicultural city situated on the banks of the Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest river. The city’s warm and welcoming spirit, rich history and contrasting splendours await many a visitor.



The Asset Management Group of Hastings District Council is responsible for an extensive roading, water services, waste management and parks and reserves network. Our vision is a community supported by the excellence in the stewardship and provision of assets. Our mission is connecting the community through providing assets in keeping with Council’s strategic documents. We aim to provide an efficient and effective service to all our customers and the community which we are a part of.



Horowhenua District has the ‘feel of real New Zealand'. Stretching from Himatangi in the North to just north of the Otaki River in the South; the region is bordered by the Tararua Ranges to the east and the Tasman Sea to the west. The region has a population of around 30,000 and Horowhenua District Council provides services in the areas of Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Wellbeing. Horowhenua has 583km of roads and Council has a commitment to maintain them.



Hurunui owns and maintains public assets in the road corridor and uses beforeUdig as a tool to protect and manage these assets for present and future use.

Hutt City Council


Hutt City Council is a family focused city with a resident population of 98,000. HCC provide a wide range of services to the community. These include water supply, stormwater and waste water removal, plus recreational services such as parks, libraries and swimming pools, as well as maintaining 478km of roads. Utility services are located within the road corridor and the use of beforeUdig to locate services will help reduce damage and inconvenience to those who use the services.

Inspire Net


Inspire Net is a Manawatu based service provider supplying services to all of New Zealand. In our local strong-hold areas (Whanganui, Rangitikei, Horowhenua, Tararua) we have been Manawatu’s primary internet service provider for over 15 years.



Kaipara District Council’s role is to provide local leadership and facilitate the delivery of services and activities that promote community well-being. It achieves this by providing sound but affordable infrastructure to its residents and visitors.



Kordia is a boutique telco and media business which provides network and technology solutions that enable customers with specialised communications needs to succeed. Kordia owns an extensive telecommunications network in New Zealand and is the major provider of television and radio broadcast facilities. In Australia, Kordia provides design, build and maintenance services to the broadcast and mobile telecommunications sectors as well as engineering services throughout the region. The name Kordia comes from the Latin ‘accordia’ meaning harmony – bringing people and technology together as one.

Land Information New Zealand


Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is New Zealand's government department responsible for land titles, geodetic and cadastral survey systems, topographic information, hydrographic information, managing Crown property and a variety of other functions. Our interests here are to protect Geodetic and Cadastral survey marks.



Masterton District comprises one large urban town and a large rural area which stretches from the Tararua ranges to the Pacific Ocean coast, within the central Wairarapa region. The land area is 229,500 hectares with land use ranging from sheep and beef farming to forestry, cropping and horticulture. The population at the 2006 census was 22,620, with close to 18,000 residing in the Masterton urban area.



Matamata-Piako is made up of three small towns and rural communities in the Waikato Region – Matamata, Morrinsville and Te Aroha. It’s an area of breathtaking scenery, rich in history and is so distinctly rural New Zealand. Visitors can make the most of a relaxing rural stop over, or experience an adventurous few days here with all the activities the district has to offer. The Matamata-Piako district has something for everyone. There are all the benefits of a small town like safe communities, free parking and no traffic lights, but it's close enough to Hamilton and Tauranga to enjoy the city life. It's just over half an hour to the beach, only 90 minutes to Auckland and a couple of hours from the ski fields.



New Zealand Oil Services Limited (NZOSL) is a logistics company involved in the management and operation of refined petroleum products bulk storage facilities and pipelines at various locations around New Zealand on behalf of our shareholders BP Oil New Zealand Limited and Greenstone Energy Limited.

New Plym


The New Plymouth District Council manages the environmental, social, economic and cultural well-being of New Plymouth District. The Chief Executive and approximately 460 full time equivalent staff provide advice and information to the elected members and the public, implement Council decisions and manage the district’s day-to-day operations. This includes responsibility for 1,432kms of water, sewage and stormwater pipes throughout the district.



Northpower owns and manages the electricity lines network in Whangarei and Kaipara with 100% community ownership by its customers through the Northpower Electric Power Trust. Northpower also owns one of New Zealand's largest electricity distribution contracting business with centres located across the North Island and supplies electricity distribution network design, distribution and transmission maintenance, substation design and build, and construction services with offices throughout the North Island and in Perth, Australia. Additionally Northpower Fibre have designed and constructed the Ultra-fast Broadband (UFB) network in Whangarei city, which was the first in the country to be fully connected as part of the governments UFB rollout.



Nova Energy is a nationwide New Zealand owned and operated company, providing great value energy for Kiwi families and businesses. Nova Energy’s operates its own gas pipeline networks in Auckland, Hastings, Hawera, Wellington, (Porirua, Lower Hutt), Christchurch and Dunedin.



Powerco is New Zealand’s second largest electricity and gas distribution utility with around 420,000 consumers connected to its networks. Powerco’s electricity networks are in Western Bay of Plenty, Thames, Coromandel, Eastern and Southern Waikato, Taranaki, Wanganui, Rangitikei, Manawatu and the Wairarapa. Its gas pipeline networks are in Taranaki, Hutt Valley, Porirua, Wellington, Horowhenua, Manawatu and Hawke’s Bay. Information about Powerco is available on



PowerNet Limited is the electricity network management company that delivers power to Invercargill City, Southland, North, South and West Otago and Frankton. For more information visit us at or our offices at 251 Racecourse Road, Invercargill or 92 Charlotte Street, Balclutha.



The Rangitikei District comprises 4,500 square kilometres of mainly lush, rural land. It is a diverse district, ranging from the sand plains on the south coast - which stretch inland almost as far as Bulls - to the magnificent hill country of the upper Rangitikei. The District Council provides Road transport Services, Solid Waste Management, Storm Water Management, Waste Water Management, Water Management as well as many other services to over 15,200 residents living in the Urban and Rural areas.



Rotorua Lakes Council is the local government organisation for Rotorua District. Council’s functions include managing all infrastructure maintenance and development through the CAR process and planning for the way land in the district is used. Council's mission is about “shaping a great future together”. We work hard to build on our reputation for visionary leadership and open active democracy.



Scanpower is one of the twenty eight regional electricity distribution companies in New Zealand, supplying power to customers in the Northern Tararua / Southern Hawkes Bay region. Our network covers a geographic area of 2,100km² and includes 875km of overhead and underground power lines, 1400 transformers and additional assets such as switchgear and circuit breakers. Scanpower takes supply from the National Grid at Transpower’s Woodville and Dannevirke substations at 110kV and runs an 11kV distribution system. This covers the towns of Dannevirke, Woodville and Norsewood, in addition to rural areas such as Ormondville, Matamau and Weber.



Selwyn District Council is the territorial local authority bordered by Christchurch City, the Rakaia River and the Waimakariri River and stretching from Lake Ellesmere to Arthur’s Pass. For more information, visit



The South Taranaki District has a population of approximately 26,000 people, and consists of 7 towns and a large rural community, within a total area of 3620 square kilometres. The South Taranaki District Council manages approximately 1,620km of roading infrastructure, and over 800km of water, wastewater and stormwater pipelines. There are some large industries in the district, mostly involved in dairy, oil and gas production, and consequently there are many underground services traversing the district.



The South Waikato lies at the heart of the North Island, stretching east and west of State Highway 1, and bordered by the Mamakus in the east and the Waikato River in the west. The district has a strong history in forestry and dairy farming. Our dairy industry is a strong economic driver for the region. Characterised by quality and innovation, key strengths of our world class dairy industry are our efficient pasture-based farming systems, large-scale processing, high research levels, projects and initiatives. From farms to factories, the dairy industry continues to grow.



Spark is New Zealand's largest supplier of fixed phone lines, its biggest internet provider, with nearly half of the total New Zealand market and nearly 700,000 broadband customers, and, together with Skinny, it's also New Zealand's biggest mobile provider.

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South Wairarapa encompasses the three rural towns of Featherston, Greytown and Martinborough located in the South Eastern corner of the North Island. The South Wairarapa District Council maintains water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure for the three towns in the district. We also operate a community wastewater scheme for Lake Ferry. Council is keen to support the beforeUdig service to help protect the underground assets of the South Wairarapa community.



Stratford District is in the heart of Taranaki. Its vision is “A prosperous growing district where communities count”. Council provides infrastructural services as part of its direct contribution to the vision, to the District’s wellbeing and the achievement of the desired community outcomes. These services include high quality roading, water supply, wastewater and stormwater assets that enhance residents’ quality of life.



TAG Oil is a Canadian-based corporation with production and exploration activities in the Taranaki Basin of New Zealand. Our team manages our oil field development and exploration portfolio which is prospective for substantial discovery. TAG runs a profitable operation from a strong financial position, and is firmly positioned to capitalize on New Zealand’s untapped oil and gas frontiers.



The Taupo District Council provides and maintains roading,potable water,stormwater and sewage services to the residents in Taupo, Turangi, Mangakino and a number of lakeshore settlements. The management and coordination of these services in conjunction with all other service providers is through the beforeUdig Corridor Access Request(CAR) system.



By better understanding the aspirations of the community the Timaru District Council will strive to enable the people of the District to achieve economic, social, cultural and physical well-being while enhancing the natural and physical environment.



Transpower owns and operates New Zealand ’s high-voltage electricity transmission grid, providing a seamless delivery of bulk electricity to towns, cities and major industries across the country.



Ultrafast Fibre is a Local Fibre Company, responsible for building and maintaining a 3,000km fibre network in the areas of Hamilton, Tauranga, New Plymouth, Wanganui, Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Tokoroa and Hawera as part of the national Ultra-fast Broadband initiative. The network will deliver a new generation of broadband to 163,000 kiwi homes, businesses and schools. The physical network is recognisable by red ducting.

Upper Hutt City Council


Council’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in Upper Hutt by providing leadership, support and services to the community. In achieving this Council provides a large number of services including water supply, stormwater removal, waste water removal and recreational services. It also maintains a quality roading network that provides all road users with a safe, efficient and effective means of moving freely around the City.



New Zealand's leading owner and manager of Network Infrastructure. Vector is a multi-network infrastructure company which owns and operates a range of energy and technology businesses and assets including Electricity, Gas and Communication networks.



Vodafone New Zealand is a full service telecommunications company. With 2G, 3G and 4G mobile networks, Vodafone meets the needs of customers on the move, and through its fibre network – stretching from the Far North to Southland – provides customers’ fixed communication needs. Vodafone also has a cable network providing IP TV and Broadband services to 150,000 homes in Wellington, Kapiti Coast and Christchurch.



This diverse and fertile district of ours covers more than 400,000 hectares and includes the major towns of Huntly, Ngaruawahia, Raglan, Te Kauwhata and Tuakau. Our smaller settlements include Gordonton, Matangi, Tamahere, Meremere, Port Waikato and Pokeno. Each place has its own unique character, coloured by location, built on history and fuelled by the spirit of its residents.



The Waimakariri District lies about 20 to 30 minutes’ drive north of Christchurch, a 225,000 hectare mix of fertile flat land and highly productive rolling downs with a population of 47,600. That population is estimated to rise dramatically in coming years. Historically the district was dominated by agricultural and pastoral farming activity with few major industries – the emphasis in recent years has also included significant horticultural activity. The four major urban settlements in the district are Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Oxford and Woodend.



Waipa District, in New Zealand's North Island, has a resident population of around 40,000 encompassing the towns of Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Pirongia and Kihikihi. Because of the high proportion of elite soils, the District boasts a rich agricultural base that is dominated by dairy farming but also features sheep and beef, thoroughbred horse studs, deer farming and fruit production.



The Wairoa District Council exists so that residents and visitors alike can enjoy the community in which they live and visit, supported by local decision-making to promote the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of the Wairoa District in the present and for the future.



Watercare Services Limited is New Zealand 's largest company in the water and wastewater industry. The company supplies bulk water to the Auckland region, an area of approximately 340 square kilometres through a regional water network.



Wellington City is the country’s Capital, the centre of government, a leading centre for creative industries including film and computer technology, home to the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) and almost 200,000 people. It stretches from Tawa and Grenada in the north to the wild south coast and the wind turbines of Makara in the west. Our vibrant city centre, suburbs, residents, businesses and decision makers rely on the services that are located underground so we encourage anyone planning work beneath the road or ground in our area to use beforeUdig. A spade, drill or digger blade in the wrong place can knock out services to a large area – potentially bringing sections of our busy city to a standstill.

Wellington Electricity


Wellington Electricity is an electricity lines company - our core business is to safely manage the electricity network utility assets (including poles, wires, cables and equipment) that supplies about 160,000 homes and businesses in the Wellington, Porirua and Hutt Valley regions of New Zealand. We are committed to providing a safe, reliable and cost effective electricity network to our customers.

Whanganui District Council


Whanganui District is situated on the south-western coast of the North Island and is centred on the Whanganui River, with Whanganui city at the river mouth. With its south-western boundary consisting of Tasman Sea coastline, the district has four territorial authority neighbours: Ruapehu District to the north, Rangitikei District to the east, and South Taranaki and Stratford Districts to the west.

Whangarei District Council


Whangarei District Council provides and looks after much of the major infrastructure for the Whangarei District from Bland Bay in the north to Langs Beach in the south and westwards towards Dargaville. The council provides roading, storm water, fresh water and sewage services to most of its 74,463 residents and the largest shopping and business centre in Northland and to many major industries throughout the district. A mis-placed spade or digger blade can knock out services to a large number of people, so we are keen to support beforeUdig.



Westpower Limited is a locally owned company which distributes electricity throughout the scenic West Coast of the South Island. Based in Greymouth, we take great pride in ensuring a safe and reliable supply of electricity to homes and businesses across our region by operating a successful business that is responsive to our customer’s needs. Information about Westpower is available on