Oil spill near Tairua

Oil spill near Tairua

Oil spill near Tairua

Waikato

Motorists in the Thames-Coromandel area should exercise extreme caution if travelling on State Highway 25 between Thames and Tairua.

Emergency services were alerted to an oil spill in the area around 1:40pm today.

The spill  is described as being from the top of Kopu-Hikuaia Road (SH25A) to at least Tairua. 

Contractors are currently dealing with the spill but motorists are advised to take extreme care in the area.

ENDS