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Notification Of Annual Meeting Poll Results

16 February 2005

Notification Of Annual Meeting Poll Results And Independent Directors

Contact Energy Limited today declared the results of the following resolutions, in each case on a poll, at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on 15 February 2005.

Total Contact Energy Limited voting shares on issue is 576,633,982. KPMG, the scrutineer of the polls, has confirmed these results.

The Board has also determined, in accordance with Listing Rule 3.3.1A, that Phillip Pryke, John Milne and Tim Saunders are independent directors.

Resolution 1 – To authorise the directors to fix the auditor’s remuneration

For Against Total
Shares 403,609,595 116,300 403,725,895
Percentage of voted shares 99.97% 0.03% 100%


Resolution 2 – To elect Grant King as a director

For Against Total
Shares 402,436,212 1,013,838 403,450,050
Percentage of voted shares 99.75% 0.25% 100%


Resolution 3 – To elect Bruce Beeren as a director

For Against Total
Shares 402,431,205 1,007,995 403,439,200
Percentage of voted shares 99.75% 0.25% 100%


Resolution 4 – To elect Karen Moses as a director

For Against Total
Shares 402,471,234 1,082,121 403,553,355
Percentage of voted shares 99.73% 0.27% 100%


Resolution 5 – To re-elect Tim Saunders as a director

For Against Total
Shares 403,425,762 392,724 403,818,486
Percentage of voted shares 99.90% 0.10% 100%


Resolution 6 – To adopt a new constitution (by special resolution)

For Against Total
Shares 380,807,678 22,913,139 403,720,817
Percentage of voted shares 94.32% 5.68% 100%


Resolution 7 – To approve a shareholder proposal relating to political donations

For Against Total
Shares 46,911,190 356,720,943 403,632,133
Percentage of voted shares 11.62% 88.38%


Resolution 8 – To approve a shareholder proposal relating to the disclosure of donations, sponsorships and similar distributions in Contact’s annual report

For Against Total
Shares 37,142,691 366,505,701 403,648,392
Percentage of voted shares 9.20% 90.80% 100%



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