Auckland commuters are again facing a lengthy commute home, with widespread traffic congestion throughout the city.
Newstalk ZB's Timesaver Traffic says the clogged motorways aren't due to any one reason - just a lot of traffic on the city's highways.
The Auckland Harbour Bridge remains at 75 per cent of its full capacity after a freak wind tipped a truck which damaged a strut just over two weeks ago, with motorists urged to instead use the Western Ring Route to get home.
But that use has seen traffic along the ring route become backed up, which has become quite heavy, especially on the Southwestern to the Waterview Tunnel, Timesaver Traffic says.
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Traffic on the Upper Harbour Highway is very slow going from Greenhithe, following an early breakdown that saw the left lane eastbound after Albany Highway briefly closed before the car was pushed clear of the lanes.
Google Maps' traffic map shows heavy congestion across the city.
Meanwhile near Wellington, traffic stretched 15km long towards the city following a serious two-car crash on the Kāpiti Coast which reportedly left two people injured.
The crash happened on State Highway 1 in Paekākāriki near the intersection with Beach Rd about 2.45pm.
Wellington commuters are finding themselves caught in heavy traffic caused by the crash, despite the fact the road is now open in both directions.
The road was initially closed in both directions, but the New Zealand Transport Agency said it had now reopened.