News | Environment
19 Jul 2024 20:18
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

    Transpower says a temporary electricity tower will be up and running for Northland this morning

    Transpower says a temporary electricity tower will be up and running for Northland this morning


    The region experienced widespread power outages after a transmission tower fell down on Thursday, northwest of Auckland.

    Transpower's Mark Ryall says the temporary tower's been raised, but due to Northland having sufficient power for the weekend, they decided to prioritise worker safety.

    He says they ran into delays - so the decision was made not to transfer a circuit line from the fallen tower across to the temporary one in the dark last night.

    Ryall says it'll be finished in time to boost capacity ahead of demand rising again from tomorrow morning.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Environment News
     19 Jul: Motorists are being urged to take extra care tonight with rough weather on the way in some places
     19 Jul: Foggy conditions have returned in Wellington - but are expected to clear this morning
     18 Jul: Parts of the upper north island have awoken to fog again this morning
     17 Jul: Another day of frost and ice warnings for drivers in the southern parts of the South Island
     16 Jul: Rare spade-toothed whale washes ashore on New Zealand beach in discovery hailed as 'huge' for science
     16 Jul: Local Government New Zealand says councils are already bearing the brunt of climate change
     16 Jul: The Government's dished out a 12.3-million dollar boost towards Nelson's storm recovery
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The All Blacks are keen to make a statement More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Several banking services across New Zealand are reportedly being affected by outages More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Tallulah Willis wants to use her family's struggles to "help other people" 19:58

    Entertainment:
    John Stamos "doesn't know where [he] would be" if he hadn't become a father 19:28

    Business:
    Several banking services across New Zealand are reportedly being affected by outages 19:17

    Entertainment:
    Maya Jama and Stormzy have split up 18:58

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors expect the Raiders to bring equal levels of desperation to them in tonight's crucial NRL encounter in Canberra 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Jane Krakowski knew she'd found fame when she got evicted 18:28

    International:
    Wall Street Journal accused of double standards after sacking Hong Kong journalist 18:27

    Cricket:
    New Zealand Cricket admits the women's domestic system needs change in order to adequately prepare athletes for international cricket 18:07

    Entertainment:
    Whoopi Goldberg scattered her mother's ashes at Disneyland 17:58

    International:
    Donald Trump addresses Republican National Convention, Joe Biden 'soul-searching', US media reports 17:47


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2024 New Zealand City Ltd