Motorists are advised to expect delays along State Highway 2 this afternoon.
Traffic has been congested in the area of Te Puna for most of the day as an event took place in the area.
“Due to an event drivers are advised to expect delays through this area,” says the NZTA.
The expect resolution is estimated for 4pm but the area is expected to remain heavy as peak hour traffic hits.
Motorists are advised to stay clear of the congested area or to delay their travel if possible.