UPDATE 11.12AM: The truck is now off the road.
"Waka Kotahi thanks motorists for their patience," says a spokesperson for the roading agency.
Delays are expected in the Te Maunga area after a truck and trailer has broken down at Te Maunga roundabout State Highway 2/State Highway 29A, Mt Maunganui.
The truck has blown a tyre and is blocking one of the lanes heading toward Papamoa.
Traffic management crew are onsite assisting Police to safely manage traffic through the roundabout.
"Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible or to expect delays," says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
"People can also visit the Waka Kotahi Journey Planner website (journeys.nzta.govt.nz) for up to date information on the breakdown, traffic and delays.
"Waka Kotahi thanks motorists for their patience."
Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable journey. Keep up to date with:
· Traffic updates: journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic
• Facebook: facebook.com/NZTAWaikatoBoP
• Twitter: twitter.com/WakaKotahiWaiBP
• Journey planner: journeys.nzta.govt.nz
• Phone: 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49)