9 Mar 2016

Lengthy delays as crash closes SH1 south of Taupo

3:14 pm on 9 March 2016

State Highway One south of Taupo is closed to traffic after a crash.

The closure is at the intersection of the highway and Heuheu Parade at Oruatua.

State Highway One between Moutere and Turangi will remain closed for several hours.

A detour around Lake Taupo is in place and will add over an hour and a half to a journey.