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Crash on Sh1 Wairakei area north of Taupo


The NZ Transport Agency is advising State Highway 1 in the Wairakei area, north of Taupo remains closed due to a crash earlier this morning.

A detour via State Highway 32 through Tokoroa is in place. An update will be posted on our website and social media pages as soon as the road is reopened.

The NZ Transport Agency wants to thank road users for their understanding and patience

For updates on road closures please go to:

0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) link) 

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