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Homeward bound travellers should expect Kapiti delays

Wellingtonians heading south on State Highway 1 after the long Labour weekend can expect delayed travel.

The Kapiti section of SH1 is expected to be busiest between 1:30pm and 6:30pm today.

Due to holiday traffic the southbound passing lane north of Otaki is now closed, and is expected to reopen by 8.00pm.

NZTA advises travellers to visit the Holiday Journeys website page, plan ahead, and take extra care on the road.