We can now confirm several transmission pole structures on the two circuits supplying the Hokitika substation have suffered significant damage.
There are still around 900 consumers without power, mostly in South Westland, Hokitika, and areas in the north towards Inangahua.
Our crews are still assessing the extent of the storm damage to transmission lines supplying the area.
Transpower advises that we are currently experiencing a power outage on our network, affecting Hokitika and the surrounding area.
As owner and operator of the National Grid, Transpower needs to carry out urgent remedial works on a critical piece of electrical equipment supplying the entire Opotiki District tomorrow.
Transpower today released research that finds New Zealand’s power system is in a good position to enable a significant increase in renewable electricity generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.
Transpower advised today that its artwork collection is due to go to public auction on 6-7 December.
Transpower advises that we are currently experiencing a power outage on our network, affecting Taupo and the surrounding area.
Urgent works are required 17 November between 10:30a - 2:30pm in Hinuera, Matamata, and Hinuera townships.
Transpower New Zealand today released its Annual Report for the 2016/17 financial year.