Lightwire has been informed of a large power outage in the Waikaretu/Glen Murray/Te Akau areas. While our transmission sites in these areas have backup battery power, there is a chance that in the event of an extended outage or factors outside of Lightwire's control you may lose your connection.At the moment there is no estimated time of repair from the power company.Please feel free to contact us on 0800 12 13 14 if you have any queries
21st July 2021
No incidents reported
20th July 2021
The hardware has been power cycled and services have been restored.Sorry for any inconvenience this incident has caused.
Emergency Maintenance - Pukekawa
Lightwire engineers identified a radio fault at our main Pukekawa transmission site late last night. We will be performing emergency maintenance today to replace this equipment and remediate the issue. You may experience a brief outage or degraded performance to your connection during the maintenance window.We apologise for the inconvenience and will work to restore your service to normal as soon as possible. If you have any queries please reach out at 0800 12 13 14.
19th July 2021
Mains Power Outage Affecting Manawahe Transmission Site
Lightwire has been informed of an outage to mains power supplying the Manawahe transmission site. While our site has backup battery power there is a chance that in the event of an extended outage or factors outside of Lightwire's control you may lose your connection. We will be working hard to get you back on line as soon as we can! Please feel free to contact us on 0800 12 13 14 if you have any queries.
18th July 2021
Degraded Service - Maramarua Region
Due to an extended power outage in the Maramarua region, customers may be experiencing a degraded service as redundancies kick in.The local power provider has not yet provided an estimated time of restoration. Lightwire will provide updates as we receive them.We thank you for your patience.
Degraded Service - Te Miro West and Scotsman Valley
Lightwire technicians are currently en-route to further investigate the issue at our Te Miro transmission site. We will provide further updates on the situation as we are able.Please feel free to contact us on 0800 12 13 14 if you have any queries.