Ice is expected to form on the road surface over the next few weeks.  The roads that are typically prone to ice forming include, Galatea Road, Te Whaiti Road, Ruatahuna Road, and Gorge Road.

However ice can also form in other shaded areas.  Drivers are urged to adjust speed and drive to the conditions.

Roads are open with extreme care required and restrictions are imposed.  No large or towing vehicles are allowed beyond the start of the national park boundary.

Ka kakahutia nga huarahi matua i Galatea, Te Whaiti, Ruatahuna me Gorge Road i te tio na te kaha makariri o te takiwa o Mataatua i tenei wiki.  E ai ki te kaunihera ka penei te kapa makariri mo nga wiki kei mua i te aroaro, me ta ratou hiahia kia mataara te hunga kaitaraiwa.  Kua puta hoki te karanga ki nga kaitaraiwa o Matahi na te whakahoutanga o te huarahi matua, me te aaki kia kaua te hunga e toto i nga waka nunui ki roto i Te Urewera, pera i te kawe hoiho, waka whare, me te caravan hoki.