The 1968 Inangahua earthquake and
 electricity services

  • H. C. Hitchcock


Electric power is carried into the area by the N.Z. Electricity Department over 66kV transmission lines as shown in Pig. 1, and supplied to the Electric Power Boards at Substations as indicated. Figure 1 also shows the estimated location of the epicentre of the main shock and its distance from the principle installations.


Effect of Earthquakes on Electric Supply Systems. I.R. Robinson and H.L.Benjamin; Proc. N. Z. Soc. O. E. V.XIX 1932 - 33.

Earthquake Risk in New Zealand: J. Henderson. N.Z. Journal of Science and Technology, V.XXIV No. 5B, 1943.

Electrical Equipment and Earthquakes. E. G. Hitchcock N. Z. ENGINEERING 1969 V.24 No. 1

How to Cite
Hitchcock, H. C. (1969). The 1968 Inangahua earthquake and
 electricity services. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 2(1), 65-72.