From the latest road information for the Coromandel:
The king high tide is at 10am this morning, please DO NOT drive through flood waters. Here is the latest roading update:
SH25 Tairua township to SH25/SH25a intersection closed due to flooding (Hikuai Flats)
Hikuai Settlement Rd closed.
SH25a Kopu – Hikuai Closed due to slip between Kirikiri Valley Road and Puketui Road
SH25 Wade Road to the 309 closed (309 Road is open)
SH2 North of Katikati closed due to flooding
Tapu-Coroglen closed due to slip
Kennedy Bay Roads closed due to slip.
Reports are SH25 Opoutere open but surface water south Opoutere School 4inches deep.
Extreme caution required surface flooding on many roads.
Karangahape River high 14.924m – river levels now dropping
Kauaeranga River high 8.675m – river levels dropping.
Tairua River high peaked at 5.0m currently at 4.7m – highest level in 3 years.
Extreme caution please stay clear of swollen rivers.
• Hikuai School
• Opoutere School
• Waihi Beach School