Water out in some parts of Karori
4 February 2014
Water out in some parts
A burst water main has affected supply in the
Wellington suburb of Karori. The affected streets are:
Croydon Street, Donald Cres and Donald Street, Allington
Road. Pine Tce, Grenfell Drive, Tiro Street, Wendouree Way,
Duthie Street, Messines Road, Versailles Road and Herman
While Council contractors are working hard to fix
the problem the water supply may not be back on for four to
five ours in some
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