Update 9.34am: The New Zealand Transport Agency says the issue of black ice on State Highway 30 and SH34 near Kawerau has been resolved.
However, the Agency is still advising motorists to drive with care in the area.
Earlier 8.08am: Motorists in the Eastern Bay of Plenty travelling on State Highway 30, travelling over the Rotoma Hills are being asked to drive with caution due to black ice.
It’s the second warning for black ice in the Bay of Plenty with State Highway 36, Mangorewa Gorge also experiencing the same hazard.
Grit has been applied but extreme caution is advised the New Zealand Transport Agency says.
The Agency says the black ice is located 1.78km west of Kawerau, 8.56km southwest of Onepu and 9.92km southeast of Manawahe.