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Brynderwyn Hills emergency works begin this Sunday

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:10 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises emergency works to replace the retaining wall on the south side of the Brynderwyn Hills will begin on Sunday 22 September. More >>

Kaikōura Hop gets underway this week

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:03 pm | NZTA

People travelling between Picton and Christchurch via SH1 will strike more traffic from Wednesday through this weekend as people travel to Kaikōura for the annual Hop car enthusiasts’ event. More >>

Central Otago highway works season getting closer

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 12:39 pm | NZTA

It may still feel like winter, a very mild one so far, but Aspiring Highways on behalf of the NZ Transport Agency has planning well underway for the spring and summer road works season. This is an early reminder for drivers that from October works ... More >>

Rock stabilisation Nevis Bluff, Queenstown Lakes District

Monday, 16 September 2019, 2:22 pm | NZTA

People who use the road between Cromwell and Queenstown, State Highway 6, will see abseilers and drilling activities at the Nevis Bluff from Monday, 23 September. More >>

Waimakariri Bluffs rockfall risk reduction work upcoming

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 2:03 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising road users on State Highway 73, between the West Coast and Canterbury, to anticipate short delays from next week as a second part of the highway goes down to one lane for safety work. More >>

Potters Pass highway update after Sunday’s bush fire

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 2:27 pm | NZTA

A key alpine route between Canterbury and the West Coast, State Highway 73, will be a slower journey than usual for several weeks as guardrail is replaced and the highway cleared of rockfall. More >>

Consultation on proposed highway speed limit changes

Monday, 2 September 2019, 3:49 pm | NZTA

Consultation on proposed highway speed limit changes in Otago The NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying highways where lower speed limits could help save lives and reduce serious crashes and where communities want change. In Otago, consultation ... More >>

All Auckland Harbour Bridge lanes are open

Monday, 2 September 2019, 11:41 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that all south-bound lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge are now open. More >>

Two lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge to be closed

Monday, 2 September 2019, 10:03 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that it will close the two left hand southbound lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge for a short time after morning peak traffic eases to assess the state of the road surface. More >>

Consultation to begin on speed in and around Yaldhurst

Friday, 30 August 2019, 12:43 pm | NZTA

Christchurch City Council and the NZ Transport Agency are seeking public feedback on the speed limits on roads in and around Yaldhurst. More >>

Night time roadworks for safety improvements on SH1

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 2:17 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be night time road works on State Highway 1 south of Wellsford, starting Sunday night. More >>

Transport Agency welcomes next steps for light rail

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:53 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming the next steps in the process for the City Centre to Māngere Light Rail Project, announced by Government today. More >>

New guide to encourage e-bike use

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:29 am | NZTA

A new employer e-bike purchase support guide aims to help employers make it easier for their staff to buy e-bikes through discounted bulk purchases and reducing upfront costs. More >>

Snow coming to South Island alpine highways this weekend

Friday, 16 August 2019, 12:50 pm | NZTA

A southerly change with snow and heavy rain is expected to affect the highways across the lower and central South Island this weekend. People are asked to drive to the conditions and be well prepared. More >>

Large rock blocks SH6, Haast Pass road

Monday, 12 August 2019, 4:08 pm | NZTA

A rockfall, triggered by heavy rain in recent days, between Haast in South Westland and the top of the Haast Pass has closed State Highway 6 just after 3 pm today. The route connects Westland to Makarora on the Otago side. More >>

SH1 reduced to one lane at Loop Road overnight

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 8:24 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises SH1 traffic will be reduced to one lane at Loop Road south of Whangarei on Thursday night. More >>

Kaikōura recovery transport project: the end is in sight

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:59 pm | NZTA

The end is in sight for the highway and rail rebuild along SH1 north and south of Kaikōura, as well as the inland route to Waiau. The rebuild of the transport networks followed the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in November, 2016. More >>

New bridge brings new benefits to Taipa township

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 11:31 am | NZTA

The 300 kids at Taipa Area School in Northland have more reason than most for celebrating the new bridge in their town. The bridge construction team has fixed a chronic problem that often forced the school’s closure, sometimes for days at a time. More >>

South-bound lanes reopen on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 12:33 pm | NZTA

All four south-bound lanes are now open on Auckland’s Southern Motorway at Highbrook Drive. More >>

Two south-bound lanes reopen on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 12:19 pm | NZTA

Traffic is moving again on Auckland’s Southern Motorway with two south-bound lanes open past a crash site near the Highbrook Drive off ramp. More >>

 

 

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