A large sinkhole has formed in a South Auckland road after rainfall.

Kingseat Rd will be closed between Glenbrook Rd and Pearson Rd for the foreseeable future as engineers assess the hole, which is about 2m x 2m in size, a police spokesman said.

Motorists are asked to use the diversion in place via Pearson Rd.

Kingseat Road between Glenbrook and Pearson is currently closed as the road is collapsing due to rain fall undermining...

Posted by Counties Manukau Road Policing on Sunday, 8 October 2017

Kingseat Rd is expected to be cloed for three to four days, Auckland Transport said.

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It is closed at number 270, with a detour in place using Glenbrook Rd and Pearson Rd.