Cyclone Gabrielle

Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises operator, Ken Hindmarsh says the current level of information from DOC on the reinstatement of walkways to access Cathedral cove is extremely poor. He told CFM that “They appear to be hiding behind health and safety as a reason not to get on with it. There is no communication regarding the […]

There are currently 5425 customers without power in the Coromandel.  Power was restored to the Tairua substation this afternoon. As it enlivens this evening, many of those customers are expected to be reconnected. Powerco Head of Network Operations Caz Haydon says although crews are hoping to reconnect as many of those remaining customers as possible […]

Powerco is continuing work to reconnect customers without power following widespread outages caused by Cyclone Gabrielle, however some customers will be off overnight as high winds and access issues hamper field crew efforts. As of 4:30pm there are 10,985 customers without power across Powerco’s network. Of these, Thames/Coromandel is the hardest hit, where 10,362 customers […]

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