Travel warning for motorists - State Highway One
*"Travel warning for motorists - State Highway One between
Picton and Kaikoura - Tasman"*
Police advise motorists of
the need for extreme caution on State Highway One between
Kaikoura and Picton due to 24 reported slips and partial
road blockages following heavy rain in the area.
Sergeant Stu Koeofed of Tasman Police stated that motorists
should stay away from the area unless travel there was
absolutely necessary but to check before leaving home that
the road was still open as further heavy rain was expected
“Any motorists travelling that portion of
State Higway One should expect delays which could be
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