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Travel warning for motorists
Police advise motorists of the need for extreme caution on State Highway One between Kaikoura and Picton due to 24 reported slips and partial road blockages following heavy rain in the area.
Fatal Crash SH 16, Kumeu
One person is dead and several others are seriously injured after a four-car vehicle crash at Kumeu, west of Auckland.
SH36 is closed due to slip
Police advise SH36 is closed due to slip, contractors have been on site and advised that likely closed over night. SH36 at Te Matai is diverted towards Te Puke (Tauranga Side),
Police advise that State Highway 5 is now closed from the intersection with State Highway 1 south of Tirau through to Rotorua.
Road Closure Coromandel Peninsula.
State Highway 25 is now closed from Hikuai in the south to Whitianga in the north.
Flooding to SH 25, Whitianga
Whitianga Police are advising that SH 25 is closed around the Wade Rd, Mcleods Straight area. Due to poor weather and high tides, the road is currently submerged and impassable.