A worker installing a roadside sign has been critically injured after coming into contact with underground power cables in Rotorua.
A broadband cable was cut by civil contractors excavating for a new road culvert in the westward Marlborough Sounds.
Tasmanians lost access to internet and mobile phone coverage for about six hours on Tuesday afternoon after two undersea fibre cables connecting it to the mainland were accidentally damaged.
Vodafone NZ says it has restored broadband and mobile services to customers across central and eastern parts of the North Island.
A gas leak caused after a pipe was accidentally ruptured resulted in emergency services being sent to Fitzroy on Saturday.
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