Following a power outage yesterday evening, Transpower advises that power will be restored around lunchtime today to areas still affected in Raetihi and along the Whanganui River.
Transpower is working with Powerco to connect generators to the Powerco network to supply power to these areas as quickly as possible. The cause of the outage is currently unknown. Investigations and testing are underway to try to determine what caused the fault.
We apologise for any inconvenience.
For further information, please contact:
Trudy Shannon, Senior Corporate Communications Advisor, 021 835 374