3 Dec 2009

Power cut to Wanganui households

8:31 am on 3 December 2009

Power was cut to about 2000 properties in Wanganui on Thursday morning.

Powerco network operations manager Phil Marsh says the fault occurred about 5.30am at the Roberts Ave substation.

Field staff were inspecting the affected lines to identify the cause of the problem, and Powerco says expected to have restored supply by about 7.30am.