Power has been restored at Papamoa Beach.

A total of 242 properties were left without power including 31 in Papamoa Beach at 8.49am and 211 properties in Whakamarama at 7.20am.

Power was restored at Papamoa Beach by 10.50am and in Whakamarama, power was expected to be restored by 1.30pm.

A site investigation was underway for both areas.