Track on Mount Maunganui closed due to slips, debris caused by bad weather

A track around Tauranga's Mount Maunganui has been closed due to slips and debris caused by bad weather.

The Mauao base track is "not possible to walk" after heavy rain lashed the region, Tauranga City Council said today in a statement.

However, all other tracks on Mauao have remained open.

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand - January 18 2015: Visitors walk along the esplanade in Mount Maunganui. Mount Maunganui is a very popular travel destination in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
Mount Maunganui (file picture). Source: