April Storm power cuts

Power cuts

Cause of power cuts

The cause of all the power cuts on this page are due to the damage from this April Storm.

Number of properties affected

Customers without power stands at approximately 2,500. At the height of the storm, there were about 26,000 Powerco customers without power. The faults below only show areas that affect more than 25 customers. If your area is not showing please continue to contact your electricity retailer so they can log a job.

Restoration times

We are assessing restoration times and providing more accurate information as information comes in from the field. 

Town/city: Waitara
Suburb: Tikorangi / Motonui
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 8:08 PM
ETR: for 80% of customers - Feb 22, 2018, 19:30
Two poles to be replaced 23/2/2018 and 80% customers restored by 20:00

Town/city: Stratford
Suburb: Douglas / Huiroa
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 5:40 PM
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress.

Town/city: Stratford
Suburb: Toko
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 5:06 PM
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress.

Town/city: Stratford
Suburb: Strathmore
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 4:35 PM
ETR: for approximately 20% of customers - Feb 23, 2018, 17:00 
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress. 

Town/city: Hawera
Suburb: Ohangai
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 4:50 PM
ETR: for approximately 90% of customers - Feb 22, 2018, 20:30 
Repairs for remainder of faults continuing.

Town/city: Rahotu
Suburb: Ngariki
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 5:47 PM
ETR: for approximately 90% of customers - Feb 23, 2018, 20:30

Town/city: Rahotu
Suburb:  Pungarehu
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 3:41 PM
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress.

Town/city: Stratford
Suburb: Ngaere
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 3:52 PM
ETR: 90% of customers restored by Feb 23, 2018, 20:00

Town/city: Opunake
Suburb: Te Kiri
Power off: Feb 20, 2018
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress.

Town/city: Opunake
Suburb: Pihama / Manaia
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 4:01 PM
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress.

Town/city: Opunake
Suburb: Oaonui / Ihaia Road
Power off: Feb 20, 2018, 4:37 PM
Substantial damage still to be repaired. ETR to be updated as repairs progress.

 

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2018 - 10:45:13