What's My Number is a campaign developed to provide consumers with information about the ability to switch power companies, the ease of switching, and the potential savings consumers can make on their power bills by switching. It helps:
What's My Number is an initiative of the Electricity Authority working with Consumer NZ to help New Zealanders make more informed choices about their electricity suppliers.
The Electricity Authority (Authority) is an independent crown entity responsible for the efficient operation of the New Zealand electricity market. A key part of our statutory objective is to promote competition in the electricity industry for the long-term benefit of consumers. Ensuring electricity users understand the options they have regarding electricity suppliers and how to choose the best plan for their needs encourages a more competitive market.
To learn more about the Electricity Authority, click here.
Consumer NZ is an independent, non-profit organisation established in 1959 with the sole aim of getting New Zealand consumers a fairer deal.
Consumer NZ is a research and testing organisation that publishes the results of its work in Consumer magazine and online at consumer.org.nz. It has been providing trusted, independent and accurate advice to New Zealand consumers, giving them the knowledge to make informed decisions.
Consumer NZ operates the Consumer Powerswitch website. This is a free price comparison website which has been developed in association with the Electricity Authority. The Consumer Powerswitch site enables consumers to easily make comparisons between power companies, to find the best deal for them and to switch providers.
To learn more about Consumer NZ, click here