Milestones

Milestones

Delta has a long, proud history, stemming from the early days of energy infrastructure in New Zealand to developing modern infrastructure for a growing economy.

Here’s a look back through some of the highlights of our company.

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2015

Awarded nine-year contract for parks maintenance for Christchurch City Council in the south of the city.

2011

Awarded ten-year contract for maintenance and construction of Network Tasman and Nelson Electricity electricity distribution networks.

Delta achieves record revenues of more than NZ$100 million for the first time, reflecting the success of its growth strategy.

2010

Delta acquires Provincial Contracting, a Southland drainage business.

2008

Delta establishes Flute joint venture to deploy fibre networks in Dunedin.

Delta acquires Lakes Contract Services, a Queenstown utilities business.

2003

Dunedin Electricity sells its shareholding in Delta to Dunedin City Holdings, which fully owns both subsidiary companies.

Delta acquires Roadex, an Alexandra contracting business.

2001

Citiworks (Dunedin civil contracting business) merges with Delta.

1998

Dunedin Electricity establishes Delta Utility Services Limited as a subsidiary company to be a specialist service provider to utility asset owners.

 

Legacy years

1993

Dunedin Electricity quits electricity retailing by forming with Electricity Invercargill Ltd electricity retailer United Electricity and selling its retailing activities to it.

1990

Department is corporatised as Dunedin Electricity Limited.

1907

Waipori Falls Hydroelectric is acquired by Dunedin City which commences electricity distribution and subsequently appliance retailing, operating as the Dunedin City Council Electricity and Gas Department.

1904

Trading commences when the Waipori Falls Hydroelectric Company Limited begins construction of the Waipori power scheme.