21 Sep 2010

High winds leave 2000 North Island homes without power

From Morning Report, 8:17 am on 21 September 2010

Six hundred homes in the lower North Island remain without power after the country continues to be battered by severe weather. Crews from lines company, Powerco, have been working through the night restoring power to two thousand homes in Manawatu, Taranaki and Wairarapa hit by gales.