Traffic is expected to be busy through Katikati today, as people hit the road for New Years.
It is expected to be heavy between 11am and 5.30pm for southbound traffic and between 9.30am and 3.30pm for northbound traffic.
In a statement from the New Zealand Transport Agency, it says road users are advised to expect delays.
“Allow extra time for their journeys when travelling through this area.”
Traffic congestion is also expected on SH25A, south of Tairua today.
Traffic is expected to be busy between 11am and 3.30pm for eastbound traffic.
For more information on predicted busy periods visit, www.nzta.govt.nz/holidayjourneys.