Power still out after Tauranga crash
Power is still out in Hairini, Tauranga, after a vehicle smashed into a power pole on Sunday afternoon.
Powerco is reporting that 72 properties are currently without power.
The supply went off in the area just before 2pm, when a car crashed with a power pole, causing the pole to snap in half.
There were no reported injuries as a result of the crash.
"There appear to be no injuries," says a police spokesperson.
"The pole has broken into half."
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
Powerco is estimating to have the power back on in the area around 8am.