PowerNet Central

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Our People

Welcome to PowerNet Central and our solutions-focused team.
Whether it’s a one-off network connection or supplying and reticulating an entire 770-lot subdivision, your work is important to us.
Contact one of our key people below and we’ll help you power up.
murray94x144MURRAY POPENHAGEN – Project Manager, Designer, Estimator

Murray is one of your key contacts when it comes to your project. He knows the industry and his wide experience means he knows that quality and efficiency counts when it comes to your job.
Murray has over 43 years experience in the electricity supply industry. He has worked on underground systems design and construction and then went on to specialise in overhead distribution design and construction.
Murray has managed small hydro stations, the commercial aspects of electricity supply and latterly the management of PowerNet Central.
Along with his extensive management and governance experience, Murray is also technically qualified and holds dual practicing licences as an electrician and in electrical engineering.
Murray’s proven capability in Project Management has been demonstrated on a wide variety of multidisciplined projects.
Murray understands the importance of the customer and so remains focused on service provision, while at all times striving for excellence at all levels of the client relationship.
Contact Murray by email or phone 027 201 0811


ian90IAN BOUD – Project Manager, Tapchanger Manager

Ian is one of our key client contacts. Whether you know what work you need or are looking for expert advice on a new project, Ian can bring the whole project together from a network perspective.
With widespread experience in the industry, Ian has specialised in the design of reticulation systems and project management. His efficient and effective project management sees him involved in major projects for PowerNet Central, including managing and installing most of the rural ultrafast broadband cabinets in the South Island.
Ian has also been trained at the Brush Academy and Power Serve in the UK and is ready to undertake your tapchanger work.
Ian’s design expertise sees him working closely with clients to ensure the best solution for your job.

Contact Ian by email or phone 027 201 0812.


robyn90ROBYN WEBB – Office Manager

When you call PowerNet Central, Robyn will be the first person you speak to. As addition to managing the office, Robyn also has responsibility for managing our accounts, finance, costings and estimates.
Robyn has lived in Queenstown most of her life and worked for PowerNet Central for 12 years.
As the first point of contact for new or existing customers, Robyn will look after you and ensure your requests are handled efficiently and effectively.
She will know exactly who can cater for your needs.

Contact Robyn by email or phone 03 450 9007.


PowerNet Central
137 Glenda Drive, Frankton
P O Box 1207
Queenstown 9348
Phone 03 450 9007