24 May 2015

Power still out to handful of homes after storm

3:02 pm on 24 May 2015

A handful of homes west of Auckland remain without power following yesterday's stormy weather.

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Photo: RNZ / Diego Opatowski

At one point this morning, the lines company Vector said almost 700 homes at Bethalls Beach were affected and another 10 at nearby Muriwai Beach.

A handful of homes west of Auckland remain without power following yesterday's stormy weather.

At one point this morning, the lines company Vector said 688 homes at Bethalls Beach were affected and another 10 at nearby Muriwai Beach.

Vector now says 18 customers remain without power while crews rehang lines and repair the damage from the fallen trees.

A Vector spokesperson said last night's stormy weather and strong winds brought tree branches down onto power lines.

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