Police are reminding motorists to drive to the conditions in the Rotorua area due to bad weather.
There is a slip on SH 5, Ngongotaha Valley, and surface flooding across the area.
Driving to the conditions means:
Increasing your following distance.
It takes longer to stop in the rain.
Taking care while on the road.
Delaying unnecessary travel if you can.
Putting your headlights on - make yourself visible to other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
Slow down - take your time, be patient, allow extra time, arrive safely.
Issued by Police Media Centre