13 Aug 2009

Power restored to Lyttelton

8:41 pm on 13 August 2009

Electricity has been restored to Lyttelton near Christchurch after urgent work to a damaged power pole was carried out.

Power company Orion said a pole that carried electricity to the township was severely damaged by a vehicle and needed to be replaced on Thursday.

Power was out for a few hours and restored by 4.30pm.