Major Hazard Facilities

Eastland Group

Major Hazard Facilities

Eastland Generation is the operator of two Major Hazard Facilities as designated under the Health and Safety at Work (Major Hazard Facilities) Regulations 2016.  The information that follows is provided in accordance with regulation 66 (Duty to provide information for local community).

Te Ahi O Maui

Te Ahi O Maui is an upper tier facility under the Regulations.

Name of OperatorEastland Generation Limited
Location of FacilityStatehighway 34 Kawerau
Person from whom information can be requestedThe Duty Operator 07 923 6040
General DescriptionTe Ahi O Maui is a geothermal power facility utilising Ormat binary cycle energy conversion technology.  This technology uses n-Pentane as its motive fluid in a closed loop process. The site is situated in an isolated area on private land surrounded by indigenous and exotic forestry and is accessed via a private access road.
How will a major incident at the facility be notified
  • Audible alarm on site
  • Physical barriers prevent access to site
  • Specific, potentially affected parties will be notified by telephone
  • Due to its isolated nature, the general public will not be notified other than by regular news channels or social media
What should members of the public do if an incident occurs
  • Do not approach or try to access the facility
  • Follow the instructions of the Emergency Services, Duty Operator and security personnel

Geothermal Developments Limited

Geothermal Developments Limited is an lower tier facility under the Regulations.

Name of OperatorEastland Generation Limited
Location of FacilitySpencer Avenue Kawerau
Person from whom information can be requestedThe Duty Operator 07 923 6040
General DescriptionGeothermal Developments is a geothermal power facility utilising Ormat binary cycle energy conversion technology.  This technology uses n-Pentane as its motive fluid in a closed loop process. The site is situated ion private land surrounded by indigenous forest and river.  It is accessed via a private access road.
How will a major incident at the facility be notified
  • Audible alarm on site
  • Physical barriers prevent access to site
  • Specific, potentially affected parties will be notified by telephone
  • Due to its isolated nature, the general public will not be notified other than by regular news channels or social media
What should members of the public do if an incident occurs
  • Do not approach or try to access the facility
  • Follow the instructions of the Emergency Services, Duty Operator and security personnel