Cyclone Gabrielle - Sunday update

Sunday, February 19, 2023

As at 12pm Sunday, there are 1,233 customers without power across Powerco’s network – down from 1,710 at 12pm Saturday afternoon. 

(Please note: this is a total of all current outages and includes new outages that are not related to Cyclone Gabrielle restoration.)

A regional breakdown of those outage numbers is as follows:

  • Coromandel – 586 customers
  • South Waikato – 91 customers
  • Bay of Plenty – 64 customers
  • Taranaki – 344 customers
  • Whanganui – 37 customers
  • Manawatū – 40 customers
  • Wairarapa – 71 customers 

Crews are continuing to work over the weekend across the network to restore customers wherever possible – we know the ongoing outages are difficult, please continue to be patient.

If you need assistance don’t hesitate to contact your local Civil Defence. For animal welfare issues contact your farm vet, then local Rural Support.


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