Rough night for many in Qtown with no power

by Peter Newport - Sep 18, 2018

Hundreds of Queenstown households have been without power overnight following yesterday's big dump of snow.

The Aurora Energy website suggests all power should be back on by midday today. Glenorchy, Sunshine Bay and Fernhill are still affected. 

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The latest report from Aurora Energy at 8.46 am today.

Aurora Updates will appear here.

No new snow has fallen but conditions are treacherous with temperatures close to freezing.

Traffic cams show snow still lying on the ground from yesterday.

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The BP roundabout at Frankton this morning


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The Kawarau bridge just after 7.00

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The Lindis Pass - open but winter conditions require care 

The Glenorchy Road is still closed but there will be a further update at 9.00 am Tuesday.

Read: This morning's QLDC Road Report. 








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