24 Jul 2012

Karangahake Gorge closed while slips are cleared

3:14 pm on 24 July 2012

State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge in Coromandel is closed for the rest of the day.

Contractors are working to clear slips after heavy rain.

Police say some motorists are still attempting to use the road, despite closed signs, and are being turned back by road workers.