A truck carrying a house has brought down power lines in two separate incidents this morning closing a State Highway in the process.
The first incident happened on State Highway 2 near Ngatea about 4:15am with the house pulling down an overhead line, Powerco said in a statement.
A field crew was sent to the scene and the line was repaired. The property affected by the first incident has had power restored.
The second incident happened on the corner of State Highway 26 and Corbett Rd north of Paeroa just after 7:30am.
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Another overhead line was brought down, along with the pole, which landed on the house the truck was transporting.
A field crew was sent to make the site safe and repairs are ongoing, Powerco said.
A handful of properties are without power and are expected to be back on in the next few hours.
The highway was closed between Paeroa and Kopu with diversions, however it has now reopened with traffic management in place.
Police were also called to the scene on State Highway 26. There are no reported injuries.
More to come.