Nelson faces major freight delays due to floods

From Morning Report, 6:47 am on 25 August 2022

Freight entering and departing Nelson is facing significant delays as many roads in the region remain closed.

Flooding and slips in the Nelson and Marlborough region have closed more than 40 roads.

Ia Ara Aotearoa - Transporting New Zealand says it's frustrating for freight trucks who are having to make long detours.

Road freight truck squeezing through one lane bridge.

Road freight truck Photo: RNZ Insight / Tracy Neal

Chief executive Nick Leggett spoke to Corin Dann.