18 Jul 2011

Crews work to clear Napier-Taupo road slips

5:15 am on 18 July 2011

Work continued overnight on Sunday to clear slips that had blocked the Napier-Taupo highway.

Crews rushed heavy earth moving equipment to the scene, near Te Haroto, half way between Hawkes Bay and Lake Taupo.

By midnight, one lane had been cleared for traffic.