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Overnight motorway closures 21 August – 27 August 2016

Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:04 pm | 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, 26 August ... More >>

Lane layout change for Mt Wellington off-ramp

Friday, 19 August 2016, 10:16 am | NZTA

Regular users of State Highway 1 through Mt Wellington will notice changes to the southbound lanes from next week. More >>

Plans for SH23 safety improvements up for discussion

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:56 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says people can find out more about safety improvements planned for State Highway 23 (SH23) between Hamilton to Raglan, and provide feedback, at two information days next week. More >>

Epitaph Slip, South Westland – plan for future work

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 4:24 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has a $1.5 million programme of work planned for the Epitaph Slip, near Knight’s Point, north of Haast, following a recent geotechnical review. More >>

Allow extra time when travelling in Waikato

Monday, 15 August 2016, 1:08 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to plan ahead and allow extra time while travelling in Waikato and Bay of Plenty. More >>

Major repair work on SH5 Tumunui about to start

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:13 pm | NZTA

Work on a major repair to State Highway 5 at Tumunui, south of Rotorua, gets underway next week and motorists are advised to expect lengthy delays and consider using an alternative route. More >>

Mangere school children the first to ride new shared path

Friday, 12 August 2016, 3:06 pm | NZTA

School children from Mangere Central School and the local Mangere bike club and have been the first to ride on part of a new shared path being built by the NZ Transport Agency as part of the State Highway 20A to Airport project. More >>

Update on road conditions in north Auckland and Northland

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 11:09 am | NZTA

Currently all State Highways in the north Auckland and Northland regions are open, however surface flooding remains in many areas and motorists are urged to take extreme care. Four roads remain closed. These are Pakiri Road and Whangaripo Valley Road. ... More >>

SH25 just south of Coromandel township closed

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 10:34 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect delays on State Highway 25 just south of Coromandel township due to an underslip. More >>

$435 million investment in Christchurch’s transport network

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 3:03 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency today announced a $435 million investment by the Government in Christchurch’s transport network with the awarding of contracts to build the new Christchurch Northern Corridor and stage two of the Christchurch Southern Motorway. More >>

State Highway 16 closed between Kaukapakapa and Wellsford

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 11:52 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 16 between Kaukapakapa and Wellsford is closed in both directions due to heavy flooding near West Coast Road. More >>

Kamo Bypass closed for repairs starting this weekend

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 2:37 pm | NZTA

Motorists are advised to plan their alternative routes and allow extra time for their journeys when the Kamo Bypass in Whangarei is closed for repairs starting this weekend. The repair work will be carried out in stages over the next few weeks and ... More >>

Waimana Gorge expected to reopen to one lane later today

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 2:29 pm | NZTA

SH2 at Waimana Gorge expected to reopen to one lane later today SH2 Waimana Gorge remains closed following slip, expected to reopen to one lane later today More >>

Update on Central North Island roads as of 10.30am

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:44 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that the State Highway 5 Napier to Taupo is planned to open at 11.30am this morning but is warning drivers to exercise extra caution due to wintry conditions. “Drivers need to be aware that there are still ... More >>

Update on Central North Island roads

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 9:46 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to continue to take care and be aware of winter conditions on many of the state highways around the central and lower North Island. More >>

New volcanic themed skatepark for New Windsor

Monday, 8 August 2016, 10:44 am | NZTA

Construction of a unique volcanic themed skatepark in the Auckland suburb of New Windsor starts at the end of August. The skatepark, which takes inspiration from Auckland’s volcanic fields, will complete the third and final stage of the Valonia ... More >>

Statement regarding rail to the North Shore

Monday, 8 August 2016, 10:41 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says suggestions that it is focused on a road only solution for a future tunnel across Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour are misleading and inaccurate. “We are 100 per cent committed to providing Aucklanders with a future multi-modal ... More >>

Icy highways South Island start of school week

Monday, 8 August 2016, 10:40 am | NZTA

South Island drivers need to slow down and watch following distances on both icy roads and gritted roads this morning and this week, says NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager Lee Wright. Shaded areas may be icy until midday and later in some places. More >>

Wintry conditions forecast for Hawkes Bay over the weekend

Friday, 5 August 2016, 4:03 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers in and around the Hawkes Bay region to drive to the conditions with rain, cool temperatures and the possibility of snow contributing to challenging driving conditions. More >>

Community feedback on Nelson Southern Link investigation

Friday, 5 August 2016, 3:49 pm | NZTA

A summary report outlining community feedback on the Nelson Southern Link Investigation has been released today by the NZ Transport Agency. More >>



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