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Congratulations Drury & Albany branch

See the fantastic winning displays from Drury and Albany (runner-up) linked below

Top 5 LEDs this month at Active - August

A smart and colourful downlight for any room, plus more great products in this month's Top 5 LEDs!

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - August

New to the New Zealand market: Introducing Garland Cables, plus more great products in this month's Top 5 data! 

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - July

Any music anywhere any time with the multi room audio system, plus more great products in this month's Top 5 data!

New EWRB website
& resources for electricians

The Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) has a new website including some great new resources for electricians like the Electrical Worker's Toolbox.

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - June

Combine satellite, terrestrial & sky feeds with Matchmaster's rack mountable multiswitch, plus more great products in this month's Top 5 data!

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - May

Check out this great value HDMI extender with PoE, plus more great products in this month's Top 5 data!

NZ 3hr Endurance Championship 2017

Check out the awesome video from the JMR team at Ruapuna in March

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - April

Protect fibre with Cableaway's tool-less PVC cable tray and more great products in this month's Top 5 data!

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - March

Transform your gate system with OMGate and more great products in this month's Top 5 data!

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - February

Turn every power socket into a network access + more great products in this months Top 5 Data!

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - December 2016

Check out the new 5 picks for our Top 5 Data products feature

Is Solar the Right Choice for Your Home?

The new calculator developed by the Electrical Power Engineering Centre and the University of Canterbury estimates the value of installing a solar energy system in your home. Watch the video and try it out for yourself!

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - November 2016

Check out the new 5 picks for our Top 5 Data products feature

3 New Active Branches

We have recently added three new Active branches in the North Island and they are now open to you!

SI Endurance Series Final - Timaru

Check out the videos with JMR from the final race in the South Island endurance series this year at Timaru

SI Endurance Series Round 2 - Ruapuna

Click through to read a summary and watch the video of the second round of the South Island Endurance series and how the JMR Tulloch team went at Ruapuna

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - October 2016

Check out the new 5 picks for our Top 5 Data products feature

SI Endurance Series Round 1 - Teretonga

Click through to read a summary and watch the video of the first round of the South Island Endurance series and how the JMR Tulloch team went at Teretonga

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - September 2016

Check out the new 5 picks for our Top 5 Data products feature

NEW ADDED: Best Electrical Industry Articles from Around the Web

We have collected the some of the top interesting articles about the electrical trade from around the web for you to check out

How to choose LED lights

As more and more LED lights come into the market, choosing the right LED is getting harder. So we have put together some tips for choosing the right LED light and the different aspects to consider when choosing an LED fitting or bulb.

Top 5 LEDs August 2016

Check out our picks this month for the Top 5 LED lights available at Active.

NI Endurance Series Final - Manfeild

Click through to read a summary and watch the video of the final round of the North Island Endurance series and how the JMR Tulloch team went at Manfeild

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - August 2016

Check out the 5 picks for our new Top 5 Data products feature

Interesting Facts about LEDs

Check out some cool facts about the applications and effects of LEDs

North Island Endurance Series Round 2: Hampton Downs

The Active team checked out the SledgeHammer for round 2 of the Endurance Series at Hampton Downs. Check out the photos and a video of the JMR Sarini Camaro in action

Top 5 Data Products this month at Active - July 2016

Check out the 5 picks for our new Top 5 Data products feature

North Island Endurance Series
Round 1: Taupo Video

Check out the video from the Taupo race from round 1 of the NI circuit. Hear from John Tulloch and his new driver Simon Gilbertson as well as seeing some great shots of the car in action!

Renowned brands get new home

GAEL, TEUBEL and SIGNET have a new home and brand styling. 

Welcome to the new Active Electrical Website

Read more about the new website, what you will find on it and our goals when creating this new site.

Top 5 LED lights this month at Active - July 2016

Check out our picks this month for the Top 5 LED lights available at Active.

Best Lights to Grow Veggies in Space?

Do you know which lights are the most energy efficient for growing vegetables in space? A new study from Philips Lighting and The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) have looked into it.

McIntyre and Tulloch Secure NZ Title

Southland's Inky (Ian) Tulloch and Nelson's John McIntyre added another New Zealand championship title to their respective collections...

The Future of Solar Energy

Watch the video explaining Google engineer Carl's idea about solar energy and how the resulting 'Project Sunroof' works

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