UPDATE: All lanes on State Highway 33 are now open following a crash near Rotorua.
The crash was located on State Highway 33, south of Hamurana Road, near Mourea.
The NZTA is warning that while all lanes are now open, traffic is still heavy in the area.
"Please pass the scene with care and allow extra time for your journey."
Motorists are being warned to expect delays when travelling between Rotorua and Tauranga this morning.
The NZTA says there is a crash on State Highway 33, south of Hamurana Road, near Mourea.
"Due to a crash in the area, the southbound lane is blocked," says the roading agency.
"The southbound lane will be closed at SH33 and Hamurana Road."
People are being advised to follow the directions of emergency services or use an alternative route.
At the scene?
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