Planned and Unplanned Outages/Faults

Waipa Networks has created this web page to provide information around outages and faults, in particular during the COVID-19 environment.  As this facility is new and still under development we thank customers for their patience as we gradually improve this service.  If you are experiencing an outage or fault and it is not listed below, or via the link below, please call our 24hr Faults Line on 0800 800 769.

Unplanned Outages & Faults

Larger scale or widespread outages are reported automatically via our Network Management system and can be viewed here: http://outages.waipanetworks.co.nz/ (external link)

Planned Outages

Tuesday 2nd June 2020 9:30am – 3:30pm

Roads affected:  Swayne Road, Cambridge

Please note this is the reserve date being used from the original planned shut on 20th May 2020 which did not proceed. 

Reason for Outage: Installing new 11kV cable pole. Please treat all lines as live during this time.

 

Tuesday 2nd June 2020 8:30am to 12:00pm

Roads affected:  Matos Segedin Drive, Leamington

Reason for Outage: Upgrading pillar. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 3rd June 2020.

 

Tuesday 2nd June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm

Roads affected:  Waipapa Road, Arapuni

Reason for Outage: Maintenance work – changing 11kv crossarms. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  There is no reserve date for this outage.

 

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm 

Please note this is the reserve date from the original planned shut on 28th May 2020 which did not proceed. 

Roads affected:  Cruikshank Road, Te Mawhai

Reason for Outage: Installing new Transformer pole. Please treat all lines as live during this time.

 

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 9:00am to 3:00pm

Roads affected:  Tirau Road, Cambridge

Reason for Outage: Lower voltage on transformers. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 5th June 2020. **please note – customers will not be affected for the full duration of this outage – customers will experience a loss of approx 30min during this outage period as we work through transformers one by one during this time**

 

Wednesday 3rd June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm

Roads affected:  State Highway 3 between St Leger and Lyon Streets

Reason for Outage: Refurbishing overhead lines. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 4th June 2020.

 

Thursday 4th June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm

Roads affected:  Cotter Place, Kowhai Drive, Rose Leigh Drive, Tulip Drive, Lilac Close. 

**PLEASE NOTE: Affected customers will receive notification of this outage via orange card in their letterbox and/or notification from their power provider. 

Reason for Outage: Urgent replacement of faulty transformer. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 5th June 2020.

 

Thursday 4th June 2020 9:00am to 2:00pm

Roads affected:  Bond Road, Molly Lane, Moxham Road, Highden Road, Coulter Road, Woodstock Road.

Reason for Outage: Repairing 11kV cable termination. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 5th June 2020.

 

Friday 5th June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm

Roads affected:  Cambridge Road, Monavale

Reason for Outage: Replacing 11kV poles. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 8th June 2020.

 

Sunday 7th June 2020 9:00am to 2:00pm

Roads affected:  Lower Queen Street, Cambridge

Reason for Outage: LV Maintenance. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 14th June 2020.

 

Monday 8th June 2020 9:00am to 10:30am

Roads affected:  McAndrew Street, Kihikihi

Reason for Outage: Connecting customers to generator for shutdown planned for 11th June. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 15th June 2020.

 

Monday 8th June 2020 9:30am to 2:00pm

Roads affected:  Massey Road, Roto-O-Rangi

Reason for Outage: Upgrading transformer. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 9th June 2020.

 

Tuesday 9th June 2020 9:00am to 3:00pm

Roads affected:  Tirau Road, Hickey Road, Lockley Road, Newcombe Road

Reason for Outage: Lowering the voltage at transformers. Please note each property will experience an outage of approx 30min in total between these outage times. Properties are not expected to be off for the full duration of this outage.  Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 10th June 2020.

 

Thursday 11th June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm

Roads affected:  McAndrew Street, Kihikihi

Reason for Outage: Reconductoring underground cable. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 18th June 2020.

 

Friday 12th June 2020 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Roads affected:  McAndrew Street, Kihikihi

Reason for Outage: Disconnect customers from generator and back onto the network. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 19th June 2020.

 

Friday 12th June 2020 9:00am to 3:30pm

Roads affected:  Lynd Road, Kaipaki

Reason for Outage: Upgrade and install new transformer pole. Please treat all lines as live during this time.  The reserve date for this outage is 26th June 2020.