Otago power outage/cut

A power cut could be due to a widespread outage, or a localised fault at your place.

Contact either your network company below or ring us on 0800 496 496, 24 hours a day to report your power outage

North Otago
Network Waitaki - outages page - 0800 440 220

South East Otago
PowerNet/Otago Power - outages page - 0800 808 587

Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown
Aurora - outages page - report faults to Meridian 0800 496 496

Other?
Is your region not shown? Find your network company or ring us on 0800 496 496, 24 hours a day to report your power outage.

Staying safe

We want you and your family to stay safe around electricity. If you ever feel your health is at risk due to a power outage call emergency services or get to a hospital. Here are some handy tips about what to do to keep yourself and others safe. 

STAYING SAFE 

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