Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.
Little rain is forecast in the next 10 days.
Emergency services were called just before 7am.
Police have requested assistance from the owner of the hives.
"We face the dilemma of whether to continue pick your own or not."
Five of them are in a serious condition.
The source of the infection is unknown.
The crash happened at 6:15am on State Highway 3.
The driver has been taken to hospital.
"We're definitely part of the tip of the iceberg here."
Seven people have died on the roads since Friday.
Newshub went to Hamilton to meet with the Kingdom.
It's been a long road for construction.
"I found rats eating the bread we had... this place must be inspected."
Downpours may reach 40mm an hour in some places.
The Rotorua holiday park has been ordered to pay a huge sum.
"I find that quite degrading actually."
The crash happened just after 4am.
The A-lister has also released details of her new Invivo wine.
Inquiries are ongoing.
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