The large power cut affecting central Auckland has now been reduced to a much smaller area.
Electricity was cut to parts of Ponsonby and Freemans Bay, as well as around Aotea Square, after lines came down on Franklin Road.
Auckland Transport was warning of traffic delays in the Auckland CBD, and several sets of traffic lights were also out.
A major power outage in the Auckland CBD has resulted in multiple traffic signals being out. Expect delays in the City. ^LC pic.twitter.com/5LmaqtCpQw
— Auckland Transport (@AklTransport) October 6, 2017
Vector says it should have the power on again around Franklin Road by about 7pm.
Around 2,300 customers were affected.
@NZTAAkl Power outage in Auckland CBD.— Kurt Johnston (@warriorsballboy) October 6, 2017
No traffic lights at Hobson and Union Street, major outage in the area.