New Zealand Police - Vehicle crash
Location: Te Ngae Rd, Rotorua
District: Bay Of Plenty
Short description: Vehicle crash
Rotorua Police advise that there are
significant delays for city-bound traffic on Te Ngae Rd
(SH30A) due to a vehicle crash at the intersection with
Marguarita St, Fenton Park, Rotorua.
advised to avoid the area if the can.
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