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Power restoration after today’s storm

29 April 2019

Power is being progressively restored to 4,000 households following high winds and heavy rain which caused power outages across the Central Canterbury region this evening.

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Orion invites the public to EV event

11 April 2019

The Great EV Road Trip will be visiting Orion on Monday 15 April, giving locals the opportunity to get independent advice about every aspect of electric vehicle (EV) usage and ownership.

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Power restoration in Diamond Harbour almost complete

31 March 2019

Orion has been able to restore power to 243 customers in Diamond Harbour and surrounding areas.

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Update on power restoration in Diamond Harbour

30 March 2019

7:50pm update

200 homes in Diamond Harbour, Purau and Port Levy now have their power back on after a more than two a day outage as a result of a tree falling across lines in Western Valley Road on Thursday.

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Power restoration in Diamond Harbour

29 March 2019

Update 2pm

Orion has multiple crews working today and over the weekend to restore power to customers in Diamond Harbour and surrounding areas.

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