News | Environment
30 Sep 2020 8:36
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Environment

    Parts of the South Island telecommunications network are still down following severe weather

    Parts of the South Island telecommunications network are still down following severe weather


    The faults are impacting both broadband and landline services.

    On the West Coast, a land slip has damaged close to one kilometre of Chorus fibre as a result of fallen power poles.

    The electricity provider in the area is investigating and technicians are on standby ready to start repairs as soon as possible.

    On the east coast, around 3,600 homes and businesses are still be without broadband or phone service but work is underway to reconnect them.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Environment News
     29 Sep: Indonesia's Jurassic Park-inspired tourist attraction worries Komodo dragon fans
     29 Sep: Unwelcome and unexpected wild September weather for farmers in the the lower South Island
     29 Sep: Heavy snow and strong winds are again disrupting travel plans in the lower South Island
     29 Sep: While snow blankets parts of the south, it's wind that's causing problems in the north
     28 Sep: Newborn lambs are in the firing zone of an icy blast for the next 48 hours in the deep south
     28 Sep: A cold wintry blast from the Southern Ocean is set to bring snow and ice across parts of the South Island today
     27 Sep: The Central North Island has been shaken by a moderate earthquake
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    South Africa and Australia have exacted utu on New Zealand Rugby More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Former Springbok captain Gary Teichmann is disappointed by the decision More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Lewis Capaldi has reportedly split from Catherine Halliday after seven months of dating 8:28

    International:
    Boris Johnson apologises for incorrect advice as UK records highest daily number of coronavirus cases 8:26

    Politics:
    Will Donald Trump's voter base care about the New York Times' tax return allegations ahead of the US election? 8:16

    Rugby:
    South Africa and Australia have exacted utu on New Zealand Rugby 8:06

    Business:
    Former Springbok captain Gary Teichmann is disappointed by the decision 8:06

    Entertainment:
    Frankie Muniz and his wife Paige Price are expecting their first child together 7:58

    Politics:
    Aussies descending on New Zealand if weed is legalised - are more likely to be well-heeled holidaymakers 7:56

    Tennis:
    Novak Djokovic's quest for an 18th grand slam title has started with a straight sets victory over Mikael Ymer at the French Tennis Open 7:46

    Business:
    A suggestion the devil is in the detail when it comes to the Greens' plans for zero emission vehicles 7:36

    Entertainment:
    Brian Cox has teased the third season of 'Succession' will be "even better" than the second 7:28


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd