"Traffic Warning - Waikato - Waikato"
"Traffic Warning - Waikato -
Waikato Police are asking drivers to
defer all but essential travel as the present weather system
tracks through the region.
There are areas of surface
flooding on SH1 through Huntly and Ngaruawahia and heavy
rain has caused potholes to appear on SH2 near the Pink Pig
at Maramarua and also north of Waihi.
Several cars are
reported to have sustained damage. Motorists who must travel
are asked to drive to the conditions and take extra
They should also check present road closures on the
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