Slip blocking SH3 near Urenui, Taranaki

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A large slip has come down just north of Urenui, Taranaki. Photo credit: Newshub

State Highway 3 just north of Urenui, Taranaki, is blocked by a slip, with no safe alternate route available.

Police were alerted to the slip, on a blind corner across both lanes, earlier this morning.

Signage is in place to alert motorists that the highway is closed, and there is no safe diversion.

Motorists are asked to avoid travelling in the area.

Newshub.