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SH25 and SH25A still closed

Slips have closed roads in the Coromandel this week. Photo: Supplied

UPDATE 3pm:  The NZ Transport Agency advise that State Highway 25A remains closed today due to slips.

State Highway 25 between Hikaui and Whangamata will also remain closed following a large slip.

Work to clear two separate slip sites on SH25A continues today, however SH25A is closed between Kopu and Hikaui and is expected to be closed until at least Monday. 

An alternate route is using SH25 via Coromandel and Whitianga.

Following a large slip, SH25 between Hikuai and McBeth Rd will remain closed until later this evening. 

Motorists are advised to delay their journey or allow extra time for alternative routes. An alternative route is using SH2 via Karangahake Gorge.

Earlier, 10am: The NZ Transport Agency advise that State Highway 25A remains closed today due to slips.

State Highway 25 between Hikaui and Whangamata is also closed following a large slip.

"Work to clear two separate slip sites on SH25A continues today," says an NZTA spokesperson. "However SH25A is closed between Kopu and Hikuai and is expected to be closed until at least late Sunday afternoon or possibly longer with further slip activity.

Motorists are advised to delay their journey or allow extra time for alternative routes. An alternate route is via SH25 through Coromandel and Whitianga.

SH25 is also closed between Hikaui and McBeth Rd following a large slip.

"And will remain closed until at least late afternoon, or possibly longer with further geotechnical assessments ongoing."

Motorists are advised to use SH2 via Karangahake Gorge until further notice.

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