6 Jul 2019

Desert Road reopens in central North Island

8:30 am on 6 July 2019

The Desert Road in the central North island has reopened after an overnight closure.

Detours were in place after snow closed the road but the Transport Agency said drivers should continue to drive with caution.

MetService said the temperature at the summit of the Desert Road is only 0°C, but no more snow is expected this morning.