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Topic # 8197 12-Jun-2006 10:10
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What a joke. Forget the roads this government needs to sort out the electricity infrastructure. There should be no single points of failure on the national grid. Obviously this will cost the country millions of dollars in lost productivity.

Look on the bright side you can still get broadband for $1 a day, you just can not use it.




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Reply # 38221 12-Jun-2006 10:39
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Jama: What a joke. Forget the roads this government needs to sort out the electricity infrastructure. There should be no single points of failure on the national grid. Obviously this will cost the country millions of dollars in lost productivity.

Look on the bright side you can still get broadband for $1 a day, you just can not use it.


I seem to recall, wellback in the dark past, that this was the plan after the last major power outage.

i"m sure lots of committe meetings have been held since then....

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Reply # 38226 12-Jun-2006 10:54
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LOL @ Auckland. Come live in the south, where we have lots of power and broadband that IS 3.5Mbps

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Reply # 38228 12-Jun-2006 10:58
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No issue here at work and get faster BB than 3.5 mbps




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Reply # 38238 12-Jun-2006 11:44
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bradstewart: LOL @ Auckland. Come live in the south, where we have lots of power and broadband that IS 3.5Mbps


I wouldn't want to go that far south :P LOL

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Reply # 38244 12-Jun-2006 12:00
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You implying somethings wrong down here?

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Reply # 38246 12-Jun-2006 12:01
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You know I am lol

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Reply # 38250 12-Jun-2006 12:05
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You know you could be very surprised if you came down here

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Reply # 38252 12-Jun-2006 12:09
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I reckon we should just leave Auckland with a 3rd world power network. Every time somebody wants to upgrade it the locals all complain..


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Reply # 38255 12-Jun-2006 12:16
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sbiddle: I reckon we should just leave Auckland with a 3rd world power network. Every time somebody wants to upgrade it the locals all complain..



Lol I know, they can't help themselves even if their lives depended on it.

*retardinator runs down the street screaming "Bugger Auckland, let's have regional development TODAY!!"

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Reply # 38257 12-Jun-2006 12:34
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sbiddle: I reckon we should just leave Auckland with a 3rd world power network. Every time somebody wants to upgrade it the locals all complain..


I seem to remember that was the reason then Saturn couldn't get into Auckland either. All the locals complained about those 'unsightly wires'.

[pet peeve on] I still think Wellington could do with improving it's roads rather than giving the money to auckland. Anyone that lives in the Hutt knows what I'm talking about when you can just about guarantee there'll be a smash 9/10 times on a rainy day. Just about blocking access from Wellington to the Hutt.  [/pet peeve off]

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Reply # 38260 12-Jun-2006 13:13
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Yep pretty bad in the CBD

Vodafone and Telecom mobile taking several attempts to connect due to cell overloading.

A lot of the cell sites had no backup power and looks if the main sites only had generator backup.

Not good for a city the size of Auckland.

No trains, no traffic lights what if a major disaster - dont move to Auckland!

At least I was sent home for the day a good thing and have power at home.




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Reply # 38268 12-Jun-2006 13:44
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Im in Hamilton-just got my connectivity back just now-1345 monday Pm. Assume power back on in auckland now too. I noticed all the outide NZ had no connectivity




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