2 Oct 2014

Police warn of wind on Rimutakas

3:57 pm on 2 October 2014

High winds are creating extreme conditions on the Rimutaka Hill road, between Hutt Valley and Wairarapa, the police say.

The Rimutaka Hill road

The Rimutaka Hill road Photo: PHOTO NZ

The wind had already flipped a trailer but no one was injured in the incident, a police spokesperson said.

The road was marginal for high-sided vehicles and motorbikes, and police urged against their travel over the hill.