I read that Social Link, representing about 260 social sector organisations is supportive of the TECT proposal to transfer assets to a charitable trust. The TECT trustees will view their support as positive to their views, irrespective of the hundreds of people within those 260 organisations who do not have Trustpower as their energy provider. The purpose of TECT was to ensure the ’consumers’ of Trustpower energy received the majority of financial benefit from the asset. Community and charitable groups have benefited by millions of dollars over the past 25 years and will continue to do so over the next 50 years by retaining TECT as it was set up. The obligation of the trustees is to ’act in the best interests of the consumer’. We, the consumers, are not paying the trustees to work in opposition to ’our best interests’.
M Anderson, Pyes Pa.