Motorists travelling on State Highway 25 are being warned to take extra care after the road was blocked by a fallen tree this afternoon.
According to the NZ Transport Agency the tree blocked off a section of the Tairua-Whitianga Rd/SH25 near the intersection with Te Kauanga Rd, sometime before 3pm.
The NZTA says a large tree (not pictured) which fell over and blocked the Tairua-Whitianga Rd/State Highway 25 this afternoon has been cleared. Photo: File
The large Tree that was blocking the road has now been cleared to the side of the road and traffic is moving.
But the NZTA is asking motorists to take extra care when passing the scene until all debris Is removed from the road.
The large tree fell and blocked the road in the vicinity of the State Highway 25 and Te Kauanga Rd intersection this afternoon. Image: Google Maps.