The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is closed near Te Matai Road to Hamurana Junction due to a slip, the road is not expected to reopen until further notice.
Motorists are advised to use alternate highway routes SH29, SH2 and SH33 or SH29 and SH5 if planning to travel between Tauranga and Rotorua. An update on this road closure is expected early next week. Variable Message Signs are being posted to advise motorists of the closure and the detours in place.
The Transport Agency is encouraging drivers to take care this Easter/Anzac holidays, and where there are road conditions to keep up to date with the latest information via our 0800 4 HIGHWAYS Freephone number or visit our website to find out the latest on our highway conditions.
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NZ Transport Agency
M: 021 021 67217