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NZ Transport Agency: Waikato and Bay of Plenty region

Friday, 18 April 2014, 11:33 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is closed near Te Matai Road to Hamurana Junction due to a slip, the road is not expected to reopen until further notice. More >>

Storm’s continued impact on Easter holiday driving

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 12:42 pm | NZTA

Easter holidaymakers are being advised by the NZ Transport Agency to drive to the conditions and to take extreme care for safe travel in the wake of the storms that battered Auckland and Northland. Winds gusted up to 98kph on the Auckland Harbour ... More >>

Easter storm makes driving conditions hazardous

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 8:49 am | NZTA

Easter storm makes driving conditions hazardous The NZ Transport Agency says storm conditions at the start of the Easter break are making driving hazardous in Auckland and Northland and it advises people extreme care is needed on the regions’ state ... More >>

Plan for busy highways during long holiday break

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 4:00 pm | NZTA

Plan for busy highways during long holiday break Traffic will be heavy on state highways in Auckland and Northland during the Easter break and the NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays. “The school holidays ... More >>

Plan ahead for safe travel over Easter break

Friday, 11 April 2014, 12:08 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising Canterbury motorists to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays over the Easter break. “We’re expecting large numbers of motorists to be heading out of Christchurch for the Easter break and it’s important that ... More >>

State Highway 2 Kaituna Bridge now open to two lanes

Friday, 11 April 2014, 11:24 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says the Kaituna Bridge on State Highway 2 (SH2), east of Te Puke is now opened to two lanes. More >>

SH29 slip repair work near Hastings Road starts this Sunday

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 4:02 pm | NZTA

Motorists are advised that portable traffic signals will be operating along State Highway 29 near Hastings Road from Sunday night to repair a small slip. Access for local Hastings Road residents will be available. The work will be carried out at ... More >>

Safety improvements being investigated on SH2

Monday, 31 March 2014, 11:12 am | NZTA

Safety improvements on State Highway 2 between Pokeno to Mangatarata are being investigated by the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Official opening of new section of State Highway 33

Friday, 28 March 2014, 11:49 am | NZTA

The new section of State Highway 33, between Paengaroa and Rotorua, was officially blessed by local hapu Ngati Pikiao and Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick, with this new realigned section of highways expected to provide safer travel connections from the ... More >>

Brynderwyns closure for SH1 maintenance

Friday, 28 March 2014, 10:47 am | NZTA

Brynderwyns closure for SH1 maintenance Drivers are being reminded by the NZ Transport Agency to allow more time for their travel this weekend when State Highway 1 on the Brynderwyn Hills in Northland is closed overnight for maintenance work. Weather permitting, ... More >>

Kaituna Bridge works continues expect delays

Sunday, 23 March 2014, 1:41 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists to expect delays if travelling on State Highway 2 (SH2), east of Te Puke as bridge strengthening works on the Kaituna Bridge continues this week and into next week. More >>

Auckland motorway link re-opens after truck crash

Friday, 21 March 2014, 10:31 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers links on the Southern and Southwestern Motorway interchange (State Highways 1 and 20) at Manukau in Auckland south have re-opened after a fatal truck crash earlier this morning. The truck crashed on the westbound ... More >>

Rain and wind continues to make driving difficult

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 1:07 pm | NZTA

Tropical Cyclone Lusi continues to make driving conditions difficult and the NZ Transport Agency warns people they need to take care when travelling. “State highways in the upper North island are open, but there is a lot of storm debris about, particularly ... More >>

Lusi’s rain and wind continues to make driving difficult

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 11:52 am | NZTA

Tropical Cyclone Lusi continues to make driving conditions difficult and the NZ Transport Agency warns people they need to take care when travelling. “State highways in the upper North island are open, but there is a lot of storm debris about, particularly ... More >>

Storm may make weekend driving dangerous

Friday, 14 March 2014, 1:13 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is warning driving conditions throughout the South Island may be difficult this Sunday with the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Lusi expected to sweep across the island. The Transport Agency’s Journey Manager Lee Wright says ... More >>

Storm will make weekend driving dangerous

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:48 am | NZTA

Storm will make weekend driving dangerous Driving conditions this weekend will be difficult as the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Lusi sweep across the upper and central North Island, and the NZ Transport Agency advises people to travel with care. The ... More >>

Construction kicks into high gear on new Cambridge bypass

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 10:39 am | NZTA

Construction of the new 16km Cambridge bypass - the fourth of the remaining five sections of the Waikato Expressway - has kicked into high gear with major earthworks and bridge construction getting underway, says the NZ Transport Agency. The Transport ... More >>

Design contract awarded for Te Puna/Minden Road upgrade

Monday, 10 March 2014, 1:04 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has awarded a design contract to upgrade the Te Puna / Minden Road intersection on State Highway 2 (SH2) to Opus Consultants. A roundabout was identified as the best solution to improve this busy intersection. Transport Agency ... More >>

SH2 Puke road resurfacing works

Friday, 7 March 2014, 11:19 am | NZTA

Motorists travelling along State Highway 2 (SH2) between Bell Road and Atuaroa Avenue north of Te Puke township are advised that road resurfacing will be undertaken over this section of road this coming weekend. The work will commence this Saturday 8 ... More >>

New highway necessary before Hill Street upgrade

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 10:01 am | NZTA

New highway necessary before Hill Street upgrade The NZ Transport Agency says its priority to improve traffic flows in the Warkworth area is to first construct a new highway between Puhoi and Warkworth before it upgrades the community’s Hill Street ... More >>

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