It comes after the Interislander ferry Kaitaki broke down in January in rough conditions.
Meanwhile, further south, hundreds of Banks Peninsula residents are without power due to strong winds.
Wellington City Council said the pipe needed to be excavated to repair it and expected water to be back on around 1pm today.
Five of Sri Lanka's top seven batters gave up their wickets trying to attack the short ball on a day blighted by severe gusts of wind.
Police are looking for 36-year-old Mongrel Mob member Sam Murray after someone was shot in the leg last Friday.
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The pair were found about 3am this morning after they got into difficulties in Akatarawa Forest yesterday.
Almost two weeks after the Interislander's Kaitaki was taken out of service, people are still having trouble trying to cross the Cook Strait.
The man has been transported to hospital in a serious condition.
A gearbox issue was found while the ship was in port almost two weeks ago.
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That's the finding from a report by Environment Commissioner Simon Upton, looking at changes in Auckland, Hamilton and the Wellington region since 1980.
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MetService has strong wind warnings in place for Wellington and large parts of the South Island.
Wellington Water warned it was cutting off all water supplies to Point Howard while services were being restored.
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MetService says an active front is forecast to move over the area, preceded by strong or gale northwest winds and a period of heavy rain.
Heavy rain warnings at orange have been issued for Westland and Fiordland.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Revans St, in Featherston, at about 11.30am.