Power outage

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 […]

Bad weather is currently hampering reconnection efforts in the eastern parts of Powerco’s electricity network. Customers in the Manawaru area, south of Te Aroha have been without power since 7:15am Monday morning after lines came down in high winds. The strong winds made it unsafe for field crews to scale ladders and carry out repairs […]

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