Fallen trees block State Highway 35

SH35 on the East Cape is closed at Ruakokore. Photo / iStock
SH35 on the East Cape is closed at Ruakokore. Photo / iStock

Motorists planning on taking state highway 35 on the East Cape this morning may need to rethink their route.

The New Zealand transport agency has warned that SH35 on the East Cape is closed at Ruakokore due to trees that have fallen on the road and are blocking both lanes.

Contractors are now making their way to the site to clear the road.

The highway is expected to be open within two hours.

- NZ Herald

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