Hundreds still without power in Katikati
Powerco has confirmed that generators have been arranged to to power the remaining Katikati customers still without electricity this evening.
They state that 263 customers in the area remain without electricity this evening.
“The generators are on-site and connection to the network has begun,” says a statement from Powerco.
Customers’ supply is estimated to be restored via generation by 10pm.
“Powerco thanks customers for their patience and understanding as field crews work to restore supply.”
Originally, 789 customers lost supply just after 9am this morning.
“Investigations are on-going into the fault in an underground cable which is believed to have led to the outage.”