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Vector Network News

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:41 am | Vector Limited

Auckland’s electric train system is supplied by two connections to Transpower 's 220 kV national grid, one at Southdown Power Station and the other at Transpower's Penrose substation. Both connections are duplicated and one connection can supply ... More >>

More bad weather ahead today

Monday, 21 July 2014, 9:10 am | Vector Limited

More bad weather ahead today MetService is reporting that a front is forecast to move northeast to cross Auckland and Northland around the middle of the day today (Monday). A few heavy showers are expected with this front, possibly with small hail. ... More >>

Vector Network News - Faults Crew Member Does CPR

Monday, 7 July 2014, 9:02 am | Vector Limited

GOOD GUYS During a routine connection job last week, one of our faults crews noticed a gentleman in distress on the footpath. He stopped his vehicle just as the man collapsed. Our crew member jumped from his vehicle and began CPR until the ambulance arrived ... More >>

Storm damage keeps crews busy

Monday, 23 June 2014, 11:03 am | Vector Limited

It was another busy week on our network, with crews continuing to attend to storm damage. The storm of 10 June was four times the size of Cyclone Ita and the damage to the network was extensive, taking some days to repair. Cyclone Ita took out 22,000 ... More >>

Wintry Blast Sets Record

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 9:51 am | Vector Limited

YES, IT WAS CHILLY Auckland residents survived their coldest start to winter on record this week. Metservice meteorologist Liz Walsh said Auckland experienced its coldest May temperature on Wednesday morning (28 May), when the needle hovered just ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 19 May 2014, 10:04 am | Vector Limited

There were six car v pole incidents during the week in Beachlands, Mangere, Laingholm, Wattle Downs, Swanson, Manurewa and Randwick Park. Only council assets were affected in the Wattle Downs and Manurewa incidents. Seven house/building fires saw Vector ... More >>

Vector News

Monday, 5 May 2014, 9:28 am | Vector Limited

Vector crews got more than they bargained for when working at the Gulf Harbour substation last week. A nose to tail car accident occurred right outside the substation. With two elderly ladies in the front vehicle and small children in the back of the rear ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 28 April 2014, 10:42 am | Vector Limited

ELECTRIC TRAINS This weekend marked the introduction of the first electric trains into service in Auckland. Transpower is responsible for powering the new trains, via 220/25 kV supplies from Penrose and Southdown. The level crossing bells and barriers ... More >>

Vector Network News incl. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ita

Monday, 21 April 2014, 3:40 pm | Vector Limited

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ita Ex Tropical Cyclone Ita struck with full force on Thursday morning with blustery winds blowing sodden vegetation into lines, causing outages throughout the northern and western parts of the Auckland region. Vector crews worked ... More >>

Wet Easter Weather Ahead

Monday, 14 April 2014, 10:37 am | Vector Limited

It might be more gumboots than jandals weather ahead for the Easter break. MetService are reporting that an intense low of tropical origin should be approaching the North Island on Thursday and move slowly southwards on Friday to lie west of central New ... More >>

Daylight Saving Ends This Sunday

Monday, 31 March 2014, 10:42 am | Vector Limited

With the sun setting an hour earlier as of Sunday 6 April, it’s time to make a few safety checks. Vector advises consumers to mark the end of daylight savings as the perfect time to check a few critical items around the home. More >>

Network Summary to 23/3/14: Quieter Week Post Cyclone Lusi

Monday, 24 March 2014, 11:25 am | Vector Limited

Six car vs. pole/transformer incidents were reported during the week. An incident in Mt Wellington required Telecom contractors to complete necessary repairs before our contractors were able to restore power. More >>

Vector Network News - Cyclone Lusi

Monday, 17 March 2014, 10:16 am | Vector Limited

CYCLONE LUSI Cyclone Lusi may not have lived up to some expectations, but she certainly made her presence felt over Vector’s network. More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 10 March 2014, 10:54 am | Vector Limited

The cooler Autumn temperatures this week had Aucklanders turning up the heat in their homes, and may have contributed to a spate of fires across the city. Our crews were called out to residences in Mangere, Ponsonby, Blockhouse Bay, Middlemore, Te Atatu ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 3 March 2014, 11:57 am | Vector Limited

AUCKLAND ELECTRICITY PRICING Some consumers on our network have received letters from their retailers indicating that retail prices are increasing due to Vector’s lines charges increasing. From April 1 this year, the distribution component of Vector’s ... More >>

Vector Network summary for week ending 9 February 2014

Monday, 10 February 2014, 11:27 am | Vector Limited

There were six fires across Auckland which required urgent attention from our crews to isolate the power at the addresses for safety reasons. Two car v pole incidents marred an otherwise quiet week. Tree branches fell on power lines in Wainui during ... More >>

Vector Network News

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 2:15 pm | Vector Limited

Vector's DIY summer safety advertising campaign has kicked off and is being fronted this year by a face familiar to most New Zealanders. Ex-All Black Buck Shelford, fronts Vector’s ”Look Up, Look Down, Look Out” DIY safety campaign. The “Look ... More >>

Vector Network News

Monday, 13 January 2014, 11:27 am | Vector Limited

Vector’s Outage Manager, a world leading customer service outage app for android and iPhone, is now available on iPad. More >>

Vector Network News for week ending 5 January 2014

Monday, 6 January 2014, 3:44 pm | Vector Limited

It’s been a relatively quiet start to the New Year with just two car v poles in the New Windsor and Mt Albert areas. More >>

Roads Busy, Crews Busier

Monday, 9 December 2013, 9:44 am | Vector Limited

The roads are getting busier in the lead up to Christmas and so are our crews. There were two car v pillar incidents in Kohimarama and Pahurehure, three car v pole incidents in Henderson, Orewa and Mangere, and unusually, a car v shop in Remuera. Trees interfered ... More >>

 

 

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