Power cut in Whanganui

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Power was cut to about 4000 customers in and around Whanganui this afternoon following a fault on Powerco's electricity network.

Powerco Acting Network Operations Manager Dean Stevenson said power was cut just after 2pm after a contractor accidently cut through a Powerco 33kV cable.

All customers’ power was restored within 45 minutes, he said.

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