Current flows again in Wairoa today

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EASTLAND Network expects to have the power problems that affected residents south of Wairoa resolved today.

About 1000 people south of Wairoa lost power on Friday following wild weather in the area.

Although efforts to restore power were hampered by road closures in Wairoa, Eastland Network said yesterday it expected almost everyone had power restored.

Five homes in the Kakariki/Woodlands area were expected to still be without power today, due to access issues and the extent of the storm damage.

This morning State Highway 38 was closed because of flooding between Wairoa and Lake Waikaremoana, while the Wairoa District Council website still listed Ruapapa Road, Dufty Road, Patunamu Road and Ruakituri Valley Road as all closed.

Nearer Gisborne, slips have closed Dymock and Ruakaka roads, while a dropout closed Maungahaumi Road at the Barron Road intersection.

Caution notices were in place for another five rural roads, and Anaura Road also remained closed.

EASTLAND Network expects to have the power problems that affected residents south of Wairoa resolved today.

About 1000 people south of Wairoa lost power on Friday following wild weather in the area.

Although efforts to restore power were hampered by road closures in Wairoa, Eastland Network said yesterday it expected almost everyone had power restored.

Five homes in the Kakariki/Woodlands area were expected to still be without power today, due to access issues and the extent of the storm damage.

This morning State Highway 38 was closed because of flooding between Wairoa and Lake Waikaremoana, while the Wairoa District Council website still listed Ruapapa Road, Dufty Road, Patunamu Road and Ruakituri Valley Road as all closed.

Nearer Gisborne, slips have closed Dymock and Ruakaka roads, while a dropout closed Maungahaumi Road at the Barron Road intersection.

Caution notices were in place for another five rural roads, and Anaura Road also remained closed.

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