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Vector Network News

Vector Network News

Vector has made it easier for our northern network customers to report an outage. Instead of calling their retailer they can now get in touch with Vector directly.

Everyone on our network should now call us to report an outage on 0508 VECTOR (0508 832 867) 24 Hours, 7 days.
You can then follow real-time outage information and updates on Vector's outage app, available free on your smartphone or tablet, on our website follow us on Twitter @Vectorltd


Network summary for week ending 31 August 2014
Electricity
Emergency services advised us of two house fires in Glen Innes and Papatoetoe during the week. Our contractors isolated power for safety.
There were two car v poles in Penrose and Mission Bay during the week with no damage sustained by Vector’s assets. There was also a car v pillar in Takapuna and a car v transformer in Papatoetoe.
Gas

Gas pipe strikes in Massey, Pukekohe, Milford, Taupo and Tauranga kept our crews busy during the week. No customers were affected by any of these incidents.

Smells of gas were reported in Hamilton (2) and Morningside during the week. Emergency services stood Vector down from the Morningside incident, and no trace of gas was found at the Hamilton site.

Shorts

• Vector owns over 18,000 kilometres of overhead and underground lines in the greater Auckland area, and 12,752 of gas pipe lines, almost half of which supply gas to Auckland.

• Vector, proud sponsor of the Arena.

Vector owns and manages a unique portfolio which consists of electricity distribution, gas transmission and distribution, electricity and gas metering installations and data management services, natural gas and LPG and fibre optic networks.

Vector is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange with ticker symbol VCT. Our majority shareholder, with voting rights of 75.4%, is the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT).


Vector is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange with ticker symbol VCT. For further information, visit www.vector.co.nz

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