Power outages in the Western Bay

A number of properties are without power in the Western Bay area.

Power is out to a number of properties in the Western Bay of Plenty this afternoon.

Powerco is reporting outages in the Lower Kaimai, Aongatete and Te Puke regions.

There are also reports of a tree down on Omanawa Road, blocking both lanes. Power lines are also reported to be down in the area.

A site investigation is underway into the cause of each outage.

Powerco hopes to have the supply returned to the Lower Kaimai and Aongatete areas around 5pm.

It hopes to have Te Puke back online around 3pm.


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