Sunday, 21 May 2023 - 6:42am | Central

Slips, flooding affecting roads, motorists urged to take care

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Motorists in Central District are asked to delay travel if possible, with weather-related incidents affecting roads in the region.

Flooding and slips have been reported on a number of roads, and State Highway 3 is closed between Warrengate Road and Whanganui.

State Highway 1 at Mangaweka has also been blocked by a slip. Motorists should expect significant delays. 

If you must travel, please drive to the conditions and plan your route before you go with Waka Kotahi's Journey Planner tool:


Issued by the Police Media Centre