Work on a controversial cell tower in Havelock North has come to a halt pending a meeting with network provider Spark and disgruntled residents.

But those concerned with the placement of the tower, outside a residential property on the corner of Te Mata Rd and Durham Dr, vow to continue fighting until it is moved elsewhere.

In the meantime, Spark is warning that if the cell tower doesn't go ahead, "it is possible that some customers' experience of live streaming the Rugby World Cup may be affected".

The meeting will be held on Thursday with the residents' action group, which

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