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Significant traffic delays on State Highway 1, Paekakariki

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 3:42 pm | NZTA

A gas leak on State Highway One north of Paekakariki, Wellington is still causing significant delays both north and southbound between Plimmerton and Paraparaumu. More >>

Surface flooding on Northwestern Motorway

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:05 pm | NZTA

Motorists are advised to take extra care on the roads around Auckland due to surface flooding. More >>

Upgrade of the Makarini Reserve to benefit the community

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 10:24 am | NZTA

The Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Alliance is teaming up with the Kāpiti Coast District Council to sponsor and carry out an upgrade of the Makarini Community Reserve in Paraparaumu. The Makarini Reserve backs onto the new M2PP expressway and the upgrade ... More >>

M2PP Expressway supports iwi employment opportunity

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 12:05 pm | NZTA

A group of nine Māori from the Kāpiti Coast are entering into exciting career prospects on the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Expressway project, thanks to a successful employment partnership between the project’s main landscaping subcontractor Natural Habitats, ... More >>

Overnight motorway closures 26 June – 2 July 2016

Friday, 24 June 2016, 11:57 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 1 July ... More >>

Wellington’s smart motorway now operational northbound

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 2:16 pm | NZTA

Commuters heading north on Wellington’s urban motorway will now get a smoother trip as the new lane is fully opened and New Zealand’s first smart motorway is turned on in the northbound direction. More >>

NZ Work on Tauranga's Chapel Street viaduct to start

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10:21 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that planned maintenance work on the State Highway (SH2) Chapel Street viaduct in Tauranga has been postponed for a week. More >>

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin 19 - 25 June 2016

Friday, 17 June 2016, 1:33 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 24 June ... More >>

Two lanes in peak remain for remainder of Raumati works

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 12:41 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising that the next stage of the Raumati Straights Upgrade is due to begin early next week. Two lanes will continue to be open during peak hours on State Highway 1 between Mackays Crossing and Raumati for the remainder ... More >>

Delays on SH2 between Gisborne and Opotiki due to large slip

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:15 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says a helicopter carrying a monsoon bucket will drop thousands of litres of water above State Highway 2 (SH2) in the Waioeka Gorge today to help clear a major slip that is blocking most of the road. More >>

Maintenance works scheduled for Nelson’s Rock Road cliffs

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:41 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency’s regular inspections of Nelson’s Rocks Road cliff face has identified new areas for maintenance with specialist contractors scheduled to begin work on 15 and 16 June. More >>

$1M safety boost for high-risk state highways

Monday, 13 June 2016, 9:41 am | NZTA

State highways around Rotorua will get a $1 million safety boost this month. More >>

Check road conditions for safe winter journeys

Friday, 10 June 2016, 2:54 pm | NZTA

With winter weather starting to settle in motorists are reminded to adjust their driving to keep themselves and other road users safe as we head into the most treacherous months for driving. More >>

Winter journeys – are you prepared?

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 4:18 pm | NZTA

Driving on parts of our highways during the winter months can be treacherous, says NZ Transport Agency Canterbury/ West Coast Journey Manager Lee Wright. More >>

NZ Transport Agency contractors out in force

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 1:58 pm | NZTA

Transport Agency contractors will be back on Bay of Plenty roads from today following a long weekend roadworks moratorium, and motorists are urged to plan ahead to avoid delays More >>

Remutaka Pass sign installed

Friday, 3 June 2016, 5:07 pm | NZTA

Following a New Zealand Geographic Board decision to assign the name ‘Remutaka Pass’ to a previously unnamed pass, the NZ Transport Agency has placed a new sign at the car park at the top of the pass at on State Highway 2 between Upper Hutt and ... More >>

Dunedin’s Northern Motorway gains weather station

Friday, 3 June 2016, 3:48 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has funded the installation of a weather station and webcam at Dunedin’s northern motorway’s highest point, the Leith Saddle. The solar-powered station is being maintained by the MetService under a partnership agreement, said ... More >>

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

Friday, 3 June 2016, 11:39 am | NZTA

3 June 2016 | AUCKLAND Overnight motorway closures 5 June – 11 June 2016 The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather ... More >>

Check out Highway Hotspots to avoid delays Queen’s Birthday

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 11:56 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is urging people heading away for the long weekend to plan ahead and avoid delays by checking out the Highway Hotspots information for Queen’s Birthday Weekend, available on a new interactive map at www.nzta.govt.nz/hotspots ... More >>

Snow falling around South Island – carry chains

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 4:50 pm | NZTA

Snow has been falling steadily on State Highway 73, Porters Pass, between Springfield and Arthurs Pass in Canterbury this afternoon. Between 10 and 15 cm was forecast. More >>

 

 

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