NZTA: Snow expected on Rimutaka Hill Road

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists who intend to use the Rimutaka Hill Road this evening that snow is expected to fall on the road, and there is a possibility it may close.

NZTA Wellington Transport Systems Manager Mark Owen says the MetService is predicting that there could be snow in the region down to 300 metres this evening, with several bands of sleety rain falling through the night.

This is part of a media release from the NZ Transport Agency. To read the full release, go to