Recovery following ex cyclone Gita continues

Published 21/02/2018

Power restoration efforts continue as do the challenges presented by access issues. In some areas we cannot get vehicles and equipment to the damaged power lines. Regrettably customers in those areas will need to prepare for another night without power. Areas where we cannot restore supply tonight are: Marahau Hill, Motueka side: 8 customers without power. Lines are down and we cannot access them. Marahau Valley: 17 customers without power. Poles are down and we cannot access them. Brooklyn Valley: 40 customers without power....

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Recovery underway following ex cyclone Gita

Published 21/02/2018

Network Tasman advises that the following areas in the Tasman Region are without power this morning. Restoration efforts are challenging due to road closures, localised flooding and slips. We are working to restore power as soon as possible. Customers should prepare to be without power until late afternoon on Wednesday 21st February. As power can be restored at any time please treat all lines, electrical installations and wiring as live. Stay clear of downed lines and stay clear of trees that have fallen over lines. Updates will be posted on our web...

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Emergency plan for ex tropical cyclone Gita

Published 19/02/2018

Network Tasman has an emergency plan in place and we are doing everything we can to prepare for ex tropical cyclone Gita. Our critical staff and contractors are on standby, our emergency stores are stocked and our vehicles are fully fuelled. With a little planning you can be prepared for an unexpected power outage. Make sure you have: A torch and extra batteries. A fully charged cell phone or a land line phone that doesn't require electricity or fibre. A supply of water that isn't...

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Electric vehicles powering ahead in Nelson Tasman

Published 15/01/2018

Here is a recent article about the surge in EV ownership in Nelson Tasman from the Nelson Mail: Electric vehicles powering ahead in Nelson Tasman ...

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