Southland 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.

Invercargill
Electricity Invercargill outages page 0800 808 587

Southland
The Power Company 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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