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Maintenance needed to secure Northland supply

Essential maintenance needed to secure power supply to Northland - 20 Nov 2007

- power outage required


Transpower will undertake essential maintenance work, this weekend, on the transmission line into Kaitaia to ensure a reliable supply of electricity to the Northland area. Unfortunately, in order for the work to be undertaken safely, it is necessary for the line to be taken out of service.

A nine hour power outage is required and will take place this Sunday 25 November 2007, from 8:00am - 5:00pm. Although Transpower’s work only requires eight hours, local lines company Top Energy, will require some extra time to restore the power supply to its customers.

All districts north of the Mangamuka Ranges supplied by Transpower, through Top Energy’s power supply system will be affected including:

Kaitaia, Awanui, Ahipara, Wainui, Pukepoto, California Hill, Kaingaroa Lake Ohia, Tokerau Beach, Whatuwhiwhi, Rangiputa, Cape Karikari, Parapara, Taipa, Oruru, Kohumaru, Kenana, Cable Bay, Coopers Beach, Mangonui, Hihi, Oruaiti, State Highway 10 and all side roads north of Taupo Bay (but not including Taupo Bay and Taupo Bay Road).
Victoria Valley, Peria, Peria Valley, Fern Flat, Honeymoon Valley, Mangatoetoe, Paranui, Takahue, Diggers Valley, Waiotehue, Fairburn, Pamapuria, Rangitihi, Waipapakauri, Waimanoni, Paparore, Waiharara, Kaimaumau, Motutangi, Houhora Heads, Pukenui, Houhora, Waihopo, Ngataki, Te Kao, Paua, Te Paki, Waitiki Landing, Te Hapua, Henderson Bay.
North Hokianga (excluding Kohukohu, Motukaraka, Te Hua Hua and Creamery Road) but including, Herekino, Manukau, Awaroa, Whangape, Broadwood, Paponga, Motuti, Tapuwae, Te Karae, Runaruna, Panguru, Pawarenga, Te Karaka, Rotokakahi, Rangi Point, Mitimiti and all side roads within these districts.
In the event of adverse weather, that may prevent the work being carried out safely, a reserve day is planned for 2 December 2007, for the same time period.

Transpower’s General Manager National Grid David Laurie said Transpower recognises that there is no ideal time for the power to be switched off; however this line is the only transmission line that supplies the Far North, and it is important to keep it properly maintained so that the possibility of an unplanned outage is reduced.

“Proper maintenance is critical to ensuring that the Northland area continues to receive a reliable supply of electricity.”

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