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Wiring blunder blacks out Niue

Wiring blunder blacks out Niue

Updated 30 January 2014, 18:04 AEDT

A wiring blunder by the Power Corporation on Niue has blown-up the country's communications equipment.

The island has spent most of the day without internet and mobile phone services and could remain that way until spare parts arrive from New Zealand next week. Niuans next pay may also be deferred until internet banking services are back on-line.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Terry Coe, Niue Opposition MP

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