Cyclone Gabrielle: Incredible footage shows extensive slips, flooding on major Coromandel highway

  • 15/02/2023

Incredible aerial vision shows the devastation caused by several severe slips and flooding on a major highway in the Coromandel. 

Footage supplied to Newshub shows several massive slips on State Highway 25A on the Kopu-Hikuai Road. 

The footage captured on Tuesday afternoon shows rocks and trees blocking huge swathes of the road. 

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency said the highway is closed after a full road collapse at a large washout location.

Watch the footage above.