Update 3pm: Power has been restored to 2656 properties in Katikati.
The massive power outage occurred on Saturday afternoon about 1.20pm.
Powerco has reported a power outage at Katikati this afternoon.
A power cut has affected 2656 properties around the Katikati area on Saturday.
The outage occured about 1.20pm
A site investigation is underway with power expected to be restored by 6pm.
At the scene? Phone 0800 SUNLIVE or email email@example.com