Helicopter deployed to assess powerline damage
Helicopter deployed to assess powerline
Northpower has deployed a helicopter to assess
damage to its 50kV line from Maungatapere to Dargaville.
A decision on further aerial assessments will be made
later in the morning.
More than 40 lines staff are
working in Kaipara and Whangarei Districts to stabilise
outages on the Northpower network and restore power.
Back-up crews from Warkworth and Hamilton are on-route
to assist also.
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