26 Jul 2011

Power cut to Wellington suburbs

4:07 pm on 26 July 2011

A power outage in central Wellington briefly affected more than six-thousand homes and businesses on Tuesday.

Wellington Electricity spokesperson Drew Douglas says the power went out about 12.40pm in the suburbs of Brooklyn, Happy Valley, Highbury, Karori and Wilton and was restored at 1pm.

Wellington Electricity is investigating the cause of the outage.