SH1 remains closed at Paekākāariki

Police report the closure of State Highway 1 between Paekākāariki and Grays Road at Mana remains in place. The NZ Transport Agency will provide an update at 2pm.

A diversion is in place over Paekākāariki Hill Road for cars and other small vehicles; however it is not suitable for heavy vehicles or campervans.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Many people likely had plans to travel north today, so we ask people to please consider their plans and alternate options.

We also ask people to be patient and safe on the road at all times.