Release M e r i d i a n E n e r g y L i m i t e d ( A R B N 1 5 1 8 0 0 3 9 6 ) A c o m p a n y i n c o r p o r a t e d i n N e w Z e a l a n d L e v e l 2 , 5 5 L a d y E l i z a b e t h L a n e , P O B o x 1 0 8 4 0 , W e l l i n g t o n 6 1 4 3 m e r i d i a n e n e r g y . c o . n z Stock Exchange Listings NZX (MEL) ASX (MEZ) Capital Change Notice 2 4 November 2021 Meridian Energy Limited provides the attached capital change notice pursuant to NZX Listing Rule 3.13.1. This notice relates to the acquisition of 150,000 ordinary shares in connection with the FY2 2 LTI share buyback announced on 17 November 2021. ENDS Jason Woolley Company Secretary Meridian Energy Limited For investor relations queries, please contact: Owen Hackston Investor Relations Manager 021 246 4772 For media queries, please contact: Polly Atkins External Communications Manager 021 174 1715 Capital Change Notice Up dat ed as at 8 May 2019 Section 1: I ssuer information Name of issuer Meridian Energy Limited NZX ticker code MEL Class of financial product Ordinary sh ares ISIN (If unknown, check on NZX website) NZMELE0002S7 Currency n /a Section 2: C apital change details Number issued/a cquired/redeemed 150,000 Nominal value (if any) N/A Issue/acquisition/redemption price per security NZ D 4.5 8 30 Nature of the payment (for example, cash or other consideration) Cash Amount paid up (if not in full) N /A Percentage of total class of Fin an cial Products issued/acquired/redeemed/ (calculated on the number of Financial Products of the Class, excluding any Treasury Stock, in existence) 1 0.0058 % F or an issue of Convertible Financial Produ cts or Options, the principal terms of Conversion (for e xample the Conversion price and Conversion date and the ranking of the Financial Product in relation to other Classes of Financial Product) or the Option (for example, the exercise price and exercise date) N/A Reason for issue/acquisition/redemption and s pecific authority for issue/acquisition/redemption/ (the reason for change must be identified here) Under the Meridian Energy Limited l ong term incentive scheme (Scheme), approved by the Meridian Boar d on August 20 19, Meri dian issues to participants of t he Scheme r ights to acquire ordinary shares in th e Company (Share Rights) . Meridian will meet its obligati ons unde r the Scheme by ac quiri ng its own shares on - market, holding these shares as treasury sto ck for the thre e - ye ar performance period, and transfer ri ng the shares to t he participants of the Scheme if the Shares Rights vest and the participants exercise their Share Rights. The acquisition of Meridian shares was approved by the Meridian Board on 5 O ctober 2021. Total number of Financial Products of th e Class after the issue/acquisition/redemption/Conversion Total Ordinary Share s (excluding 1 The percentage is to be calculated immediately before the issue, acquisition, redemption or Conver sio n. (excluding Treasury Stock) and the total number of Financial Products of the Class held as Treasury Stock after the issue/acquisition/redemption . treasury stock): 2, 57 5 , 214,272 Treasu r y stock held af ter acquisition : 1, 185 ,842 In the case of an acquisition of shares, whether those shares are to be held as treasury stock Yes Specific authority for the issue, acquisition, or redemption, including a reference to the r ule pursuant to which the issue, acquisition, or redemption is made Meridian Energy Limited B oard resolution for the purposes of Listing Rule 4. 14 .1, dated 5 October 2021 . Terms or details of the issue, acquisition, or redemption (for example: restriction s, escrow arrangements) N/A Date of issue/acquisition/redemption 2 2 3 Novem ber 2021 Section 3: A uthority for thi s announcement and contact person Name of person authorised to make this announcement Jason Woolley Contact person for this announcement Jaso n W oolley Contact phone number +64 4 381 1206 Contact email addr e ss firstname.lastname@example.org Date o f release through MAP 2 4 November 2021 2 Continuous issuers using this form in reliance on Rule 3. 13.2, please indicate the period during which the relevant issue/acquisition/redemptions were made (for example, 1 January 2019 to 31 January 2019).