The All Black's rampage against France yesterday morning led to a spike in electricity use as silver fern-clad fans switched on their televisions in their Auckland homes.
Vector Limited - which owns and operates the electric network in greater Auckland - logged a number of peaks in usage during Sunday morning's game, above typical Sunday morning electricity use.
It kicked off with a spike at 8am when the All Blacks lined up to take on their French rivals at Cardiff, and again at half-time.
Vector said the half-time spike largely came down to fans boiling kettles and turning espresso machines on during the break.
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Useage also dropped away just before 10am as the game wrapped up and the All Blacks took out the quarter final 62-13.
Crews from Vector were also kept busy with 10 accidents where cars crashed into poles as well as six fires throughout Auckland at the weekend.