Notice of Allotment of Retail Fixed Rate Bonds (CEN020)

The following information is provided in accordance with Listing Rule 7.12.1:

Issuer Contact Energy Limited
Class of securities Unsecured, unsubordinated, fixed rate debt securities
ISIN NZCEND0020L3
Security code CEN020
Number of CEN020 bonds allotted 211,859,334
Issue Price $1.00 per bond
Interest Rate 5.80% per annum
Payment in cash Yes – only applicable for new subscribers
Any amount paid up (if not in full) Bonds have been fully paid up
Principal terms of the securities Unsecured, unsubordinated fixed rate debt securities with a maturity date of 15 May 2019
Percentage of the total class of CEN020 bonds allotted 100%
Reasons for the allotment Applications received and processed under the Simplified Disclosure Prospectus (SDP) registered on 18 February 2014
Specific authority for the allotment Resolution of directors dated 17 February 2014
Terms or details of the allotment First allotment under the SDP registered on 18 February 2014
Total number of CEN020 bonds in existence after the allotment 211,859,334
Date of allotment 20 March 2014

Notice of Acquisition of Retail Fixed Rate Bonds (CEN010)

The following information is provided in accordance with Listing Rule 7.12.1:

Issuer Contact Energy Limited
Class of securities Unsecured, unsubordinated, fixed rate debt securities (CEN010)
ISIN NZCENDT001C0
Number of CEN010 bonds acquired 184,823,334
Acquisition price $1.00 per bond
Payment method Each CEN010 bond was exchanged for one CEN020 bond
Any amount paid up (if not in full) Bonds have been fully paid up
Percentage of the total class of CEN010 bonds acquired 34.60%
Reasons for the acquisition Exchange Offer to CEN010 bondholders, as set out in the Simplified Disclosure Prospectus (SDP) registered on 18 February 2014
Specific authority for the acquisition Resolution of directors dated 17 February 2014
Terms or details of the acquisition Terms of the Exchange Offer as set out in the SDP registered on 18 February 2014
Total number of CEN010 bonds in existence after the acquisition 349,293,666
Date of acquisition 20 March 2014
Intention for bonds acquired Cancellation

Paul Ridley-Smith
General Counsel

Attached herewith is a copy of an announcement released to the NZX by Contact Energy today. Origin Energy holds 53.09% of quoted ordinary shares in Contact Energy Limited.