Wellington power fault blacks out New Zealand’s parliament

The New Zealand Parliament in Wellington. Picture: RNZ

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Parts of New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, ground to a halt on Friday after a substation fault cut off power to the nation’s parliament, shut down traffic signals and plunged businesses into darkness. Utility provider Wellington Electricity said on its website the outage had cut electricity to around 12,500 customers in the […]

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