The fibre repair crew is now onsite and investigating repair options.
Fibre damage location has been identified as near Mangapouri Cemetery, Egmont Village, Taranaki. Technical staff are heading to the site to find out the cause of the damage.
Ultrafast Fibre have confirmed on their website there is currently a major outage across Taranaki,
Areas effected include Eltham, Hawera, Stratford & Inglewood.
The fault was detected 20km South of New Plymouth on Wednesday morning.
Ultrafast Fibre have said
We are investigating and will provide an update when we have more information.