Posts By: Suzanne Winterflood

HBRC and Eastland Group agree Waihi Dam settlement

HBRC and Eastland Group agree Waihi Dam settlement

Joint Media Release, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Eastland Group Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Eastland Group have agreed to resolve the current prosecution regarding the Waihi Dam without a conviction being entered. In September 2015, storm-damaged sluice gates began discharging silt from the dam into the Waiau River. The gates repairs were completed in… Read more »

Season’s greetings from Eastland Network and our crews

Season’s greetings from Eastland Network and our crews

Power is now fully restored to Gisborne and the East Coast, in time for the Christmas holidays. Final repairs to the high voltage lines near Hangaroa, damaged in a plane accident at the start of last week, were completed on Sunday 18 December four hours ahead of schedule. Now that the region’s power supply is… Read more »

Power is fully restored to Gisborne and the East Coast,  4 hours ahead of schedule

Power is fully restored to Gisborne and the East Coast, 4 hours ahead of schedule

After a light plane crashed into the high voltage lines near Hangaroa, severing the region’s connection to the national grid, Eastland Network crews have been working to get power fully restored and secured. This morning’s planned power outage was necessary to complete the most high-risk final repairs, and was scheduled to last from 6am to… Read more »

Reminder: be prepared for the power outage tomorrow, 6am – 2pm

Reminder: be prepared for the power outage tomorrow, 6am – 2pm

Gisborne and the East Coast will be without power on Sunday, 18 December, while final repairs to the high voltage lines are completed. Eastland Network’s crews are making a final push today to get everything ready for tomorrow’s power outage. From 6am until around 2pm on Sunday 18 December, the power to Gisborne and the… Read more »