SH 47 closed due to ice - SH 47 between Turangi & Tongariro
SH 47 closed due to ice - SH 47 between Turangi &
Tongariro - Bay of
State Highway 47
between Turangi and Tongariro will be closed by
Road conditions are are particularly bad with large
stretches of the highway effected by ice.
Road Crews have
spread grit on the road, however this has not been
The road will be closed until conditions
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