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Expect significant delays due to crash on SH1, Paekakariki


The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists travelling in and out of Wellington to expect significant delays as a two-vehicle crash shortly before midday temporarily closed State Highway 1, by the Fisherman’s Table restaurant, Paekakariki.

Emergency services are on site and Police have temporary traffic management in place.

Motorists are advised to delay travel if possible as  it may take some time clear the backlog of traffic. We appreciate motorists’ patience until the road can fully open again.

Southbound traffic is currently being diverted over Paekakariki Hill Road, but this route is not suitable for heavy vehicles.

As the situation changes, motorists can get updates on State Highway 1 traffic conditions via