25 July 2018 at 10:03 am
Power has now been restored to customers whose service was disrupted by the power cut this morning.
Orion confirms that more than 3800 customers in the Harewood and Belfast areas are still without power because of an issue at its Waimakariri sub-station. This is down from 5400 originally affected.
Multiple technicians are currently investigating the cause of the power cut and working to restore power.
Further updates will be provided as restoration time frames are available.
Customers are advised to visit www.oriongroup.co.nz or call 03 363 9898 for more information.