10 Oct 2015

Power restored throughout Northland

11:19 am on 10 October 2015

Top Energy said power has been fully restored to all areas of Northland that lost it yesterday.

30,000 properties - from Cape Reinga to just north of Whangarei - were without power for several hours because of a fault at Kaikohe where the Far North network joins the national grid.

By mid-afternoon yesterday, most customers had electricity again but some pockets took longer to fix.

The lines company Transpower said investigating what went wrong had been a tricky process.

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