Wellington power outage/cut

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

The first thing to do is to contact either your network company below or ring us on 0800 496 496, 24 hours a day to report your power outage.

Kapiti and Horowhenua
Electra (external link) - outages page (external link) - 0800 567 876

Wellington Electricity (external link) - outages page (external link) - Report faults to Meridian - 0800 496 496

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