Multiple trees and at least two power lines have fallen down in the central Auckland area.
There have also been a number of minor crashes and Police remind motorists to drive to the conditions.
Slow down, increase following distances and buckle up.
Road conditions may be checked at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic(link is external)
Information on weather alerts may be found at the MetService website http://www.metservice.com/towns-cities/auckland/auckland-central(link is external)
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