Firstlight Network restores power to over 1100 customers across the region



Firstlight Network has restored power to 1115 customers and continues to respond to widespread outages across the region from South of Wairoa to Te Araroa, which are still impacting approximately another 1000 customers.

George Drysdale, Operations Manager said “Power has been restored in Wairoa now that the water and flooding has resided from A Park Substation. Outages still affect Frasertown and Raupunga in the Wairoa region.

“Our team is working to restore power as quickly as possible, however with wind and rain that has hammered the area over the past 24 hours, access is restricted due to road closures, swollen rivers and major slips.

“We understand it’s frustrating to be without power and we appreciate everyone’s patience.

“We ask that people keep our faults number handy: 0800 206 207 and look at our Firstlight Network Facebook page for updates”.


For more information please contact: Cressida Gates-Thompson, Clarus External Communications Specialist, 027 703 6177 /