25 May 2015

Seal on Auckland road disrupts commuter traffic

6:48 pm on 25 May 2015

A seal has disrupted traffic in south Auckland this morning when it wandered onto a road.

Emergency services were alerted at about 8.15am when a person called in to say the seal was causing a hazard to traffic.

Fire service said the seal came up from the Pahurahure inlet, and up onto Coles Crescent.

Police are at the scene, and the team is trying to get advice from the Department of Conservation.