SH35 closed following heavy rain last night


Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 35 is closed between Okitu and Potaka, after wild weather overnight resulted in slips and flooding along the route.

There is a detour in place using State Highway 2 and people are asked to allow extra time for their journeys.

Contractors are out surveying the damage and we expect to provide further updates during the day.

Waka Kotahi thanks motorists for their patience.


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