Serious road collision - state highway 25 (2)
*"Serious road collision - state highway 25 -
Serious Vehicle collision
Police are advising
the public that the previously mentioned diversions provided
in respect of the collision on State highway 25 are
Accordingly the public need to
be aware that all traffic travelling to Whitianga will need
to take the western route via Thames.
travelling from Whitianga will also need to take the west
North bound traffic travelling to Hot Water, Hahei,
Cooks and Purangi will be able to take the east coast road
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