Penrose Substation update #11 – all customers restored

Press Release – Vector Limited

However, there are two more cables to bring into service over this afternoon and evening. Read more »

Penrose Substation update #10

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers were restored overnight. These customers are spread throughout the affected area in small pockets. Read more »

Power mostly restored overnight

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers have been restored overnight. These customers are spread throughout the network in small pockets. Read more »

Patient residents seek reassurance over Auckland outage

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Epsom electorate residents have responded patiently to being without power, but want to see how future outages will be avoided,” said MP for Epsom David Seymour. Read more »

Penrose Substation update

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers have been restored overnight. Crews worked in very challenging weather conditions with hail, rain and wind hampering their efforts. Read more »

Newmarket Soldiers On…

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

New Zealands premier retail destination is trading as usual after a very challenging 36 hours. Read more »

Auckland’s fifth major outage since 1998

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) – The latest major power cut in Auckland is the fifth to hit the region since 1998. Read more »

Civil Defence coordination continues

Press Release – University Of Auckland Council

The Auckland Emergency Coordination Centre remains activated in response to the power outage affecting parts of the Eastern suburbs of Auckland. Approximately 18,000 customers remain without power. Affected areas include parts of Remuera, St Johns/Meadowbank, … Read more »

People advised to take care with unchilled food

Press Release – Auckland Council

People advised to take care with unchilled food As some areas of Auckland continue to wait for power to be restored, there are health concerns over food premises and residents using food that may be spoiled. To ensure that food operators and home … Read more »

Fire Service advice to public re power outage

Press Release – New Zealand Fire Service

The New Zealand Fire Service is advising Aucklanders affected by the power outage to follow some basic safety rules for using generators, gas barbecues and lanterns. Assistant Area Manager Mike Shaw said overnight, firefighters were called to two … Read more »

Overnight Power Restoration in Auckland

Press Release – Vector Limited

They have restored all of St Heliers, all residential customers in Mt Wellington and half of Remuera. Read more »

Power Outage Update 2

Press Release – New Zealand Police

As power is gradually restored Auckland City Police continue to work alongside their partner agencies to ensure public safety. Read more »

Progress on Auckland power chaos

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector wishes to advise that crews have managed to restore all affected customers in Onehunga, Epsom, Penrose, Te Papa, Rockfield, Newmarket, Westfield and Glenn Innes. Read more »

Update – Power Outage Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland Central Police would like to reassure the public that our focus continues to be to maintain law and order and provide emergency assistance if and when required. Read more »

Don’t rush to flush

Press Release – Watercare Services

Dont rush to flush Watercare Asks Customers to Think Twice as Power Outages Put Pressure on Wastewater Network Read more »

Penrose Vector Update 5.30pm

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector wishes to advise that crews have made good progress with restoring affected customers this afternoon. Read more »

Civil Defence update on power outage

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Civil Defence update on power outage The Auckland Emergency Coordination Centre is working closely with power companies, emergency services and other agencies to manage the prolonged power outage affecting parts of Auckland. Vector advise that … Read more »

Fire at Transpower’s Penrose substation

Press Release – Vector Limited

There has been a fire at Transpower’s Penrose substation in the early hours of this morning Vector advises that because of a fire early this morning at the Penrose substation Vector shares with Transpower, a number of Auckland suburbs are without power. Read more »

Penrose Substation – Power Outage

Press Release – Transpower

Penrose Substation – Power Outage Update 05 October 2014 At 2:10AM this morning a number of Transpower assets at our Penrose substation were tripped as a result of damage to some control cables due to a fire in a cable trench. This has caused an … Read more »

Police attempt to minimise power outage disruption

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland Central Police are working alongside their partner agencies to make sure as little disruption as possible occurs during the current power outage. Read more »

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