South Auckland motorists found themselves in a bit of a sticky patch this afternoon when a load of PVA glue fell off a truck.

The glue fell at the intersection of Lambie and Cavendish Drives in Manukau shortly after 1pm.

A fire spokesman said about 20kg of glue spilled onto the road.

Council workers and fire crews took about an hour to clean up as police diverted traffic.


He said bit of sand helped absorb the sticky substance.

The spokesman said the road was now all clear.