Slip closes SH 7 - Greymouth
Slip closes SH 7
October 2013 - 6:49am
Police wish to advise
motorists that there has been a major slip on Omoto Road, SH
7, between Omoto and Greymouth. The slip has completely
blocked the road and no traffic is able to get past at this
Traffic travelling to Greymouth is able to detour
through Taylorville turning off at
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