20 Nov 2018

Transpower ensures security of supply after Taupo outage

From Morning Report, 7:44 am on 20 November 2018

Taupo's community was left in the dark after another power outage affected the city for the second time in 12 months on Monday. From early morning till just before 6am residents in Taupo were left without electricity. The Mayor of Taupo David Trewavas says businesses lost a day of trading and tourists flocked elsewhere instead. Transpower is the provider for power for Taupo and their chief executive is Alison Andrew. She talks to Philippa Tolley.