Traffic in Mount Maunganui is building, causing congestion in some areas, motorists are reporting.
A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says he has just driven over the Tauranga Harbour Bridge and traffic is nuts.
“I think it is because Gull have dropped their fuel prices by 21 cents a litre today.
“It’s at a$1.86 or something. The forecourt at Gull on Hewletts Road is full and is spilling into the bus lane.”
On its website, Gull says today’s discount day is to mark the fuel company’s 21st birthday.
“From 7am Thursday, October 24, until 12pm midday Friday, October 25, we’re dropping pump prices at all Gull sites by a whopping 21 cents per litre of fuel.
“No flashy loyalty cards. No minimum spend. Happy birthday to Gull.”