12 June 2006

From Organic Design
Major power outage in Auckland

Power outage in Auckland today at 8:30am. All of the CBD, eastern and western auckland to new Lynn out of power. Bad weather caused a short circuit to a 110KW cable in a substation in Otahuhu. Power was restored at about 2:30pm in Remuera, the outage is still in effect until 7:30pm in neighbouring ellerslie through to panmure and Onehunga. --Sven

Power was only out for an hour or so here at the 'port since Devonportian's are more important. --Nad 17:07, 12 Jun 2006 (NZST)