Auckland Power Outage

Power has been restored to downtown Auckland after an outage crippled the centre city and forced the closure of Britomart rail station. Vector had earlier warned that the CBD and Parnell could remain “without power for some time” after the lunchtime outage struck at about 12.30pm. The cause is still being investigated. The “chaotic” power…

Electrical Fire causes delay for Auckland commuters

An electrical fire at an Auckland train station caused unexpected major delays for train commuters in Auckland. KiwiRail group chief operating officer Todd Moyle said an electrical fire in a signal cabinet has damaged signalling to the south of Newmarket on the Auckland metro network this morning. Due to the signal issue at Newmarket, all…