power poles

Pole work prompts turn-off

Power was cut to hundreds of Kelvin Heights homes yesterday while Delta dealt with a "condition zero" power pole yesterday. The 11,000-volt line from the pole came down last Friday on an access track to the Kelvin Peninsula Trail last Friday...

Pole fall fears

A Delta whistleblower fears someone might be killed if more rotten Queenstown power poles fall over. The infrastructure company is pumping an extra $26 million into replacing dodgy poles across Otago, upping the replacement rate from about 50 a month to...