Power restored in Ilam
Power has been restored to six homes in Ilam after a truck with crane hit power lines.
A police spokesman said it appeared a crane on the back of a truck caught power lines near the intersection of Ilam Rd and Hamilton Ave about 4.20pm.
No-one was injured, but there were reports power had been cut to some homes.
An Orion spokesperson said power was restored to the homes by 7.45pm.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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