1500 people without power in Kaikoura after explosion

The power company are working to get it back on as soon as possible. Photo / 123rf
The power company are working to get it back on as soon as possible. Photo / 123rf

Over a thousand people are without power in Kaikoura this morning after a substation exploded.

The explosion happened at 3.30am, and Main Power staff have been at the substation since 4am working to get the electricity back on.

Main Power engineering manager Peter Hurford said the company sympathises with the 1500 customers who are without power, and that they are working to get it back on as soon as possible.

- NZ Herald

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