A boat being carried on the back of a truck along SH5 near Napier has struck power lines.
Emergency services were called about 4.20pm on Monday to the incident on SH5 at Eskdale, north of Napier.
"Police responded after a boat being carried on the back of a truck struck powerlines and partially pulled a power pole down," a police spokesman said.
A fire truck was also called to the scene. There were no reports of injuries.
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By 5.20pm the site had been cleared and traffic was flowing uninterrupted.