Dinner plans change in Welcome Bay

Nearly 1500 Welcome Bay households are without power this evening. Photo: Supplied.

Powerco doesn't know the cause of the power cut that has disrupted 1481 Welcome Bay households on dinner time tonight.

Power was cut at 5.51pm. The powerco website estimates power will be restored by 10pm, but offers no information about the possible cause – which is under investigation.

More later.



6 Comments

Street lights still out

Posted on 07-02-2018 21:40 | By Captain Hottie

We have had a power cut in Welcome Bay just about every week. The street lights haven't come on since this last power cut. Will be ringing council tomorrow about them because it's not safe, especially in parts of Welcome Bay where you need all the light you can get.

So the big question must be -----

Posted on 06-02-2018 23:05 | By The Caveman

If they don't know what caused the power outage, how the hell can they say that it will be fixed by 10pm.

Powerco

Posted on 06-02-2018 14:32 | By overit

needs to get their act together because these random outages out here have been happening since August of last year. Do your due maintenance, some workers told me the infrastructure was outdated and failing.

Powerco

Posted on 06-02-2018 07:03 | By maildrop

They know full well what the cause is which is why they could estimate it taking them 4 hours to fix. Only they don't want to come clean and admit it is their fault.

Power co no power.

Posted on 06-02-2018 06:00 | By leighmac

Probably the most unreliable lines co in NZ!!

Over it

Posted on 05-02-2018 19:50 | By peecee09

Powerco offers this ridiculous comment too many times. There have been too many poercuts with the same outcome. I suggest you do know and it is difficult to say we stuffed up , again ! It is unacceptable in a city the size of Tauranga that continual power cuts of this nature keep on occurring. Lift your game.

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