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Whataroa half kilometre long slip closes State Highway 6

Friday, 22 February 2019, 9:30 am | NZTA

Daylight has revealed a lengthy, active slip between Whataroa and Harihari on the West Coast. More >>

Northland drivers urged to take extreme care

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:48 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists in Northland and Auckland to take extreme care on the roads and prepare for possible heavy rain as the wettest and windiest weather of the summer heads our way. More >>

Work starting on SH35 at Whitianga Bay and Houpoto

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 11:14 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises work is starting on the repair of two retaining wall sites at Whitianga Bay and Houpoto on SH35 from today 19th February 2019. More >>

New Taipa Bridge in Northland opens to one lane traffic

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 10:59 am | NZTA

New Taipa Bridge in Northland opens to one lane traffic The new Taipa Bridge on State Highway 10 in Northland has opened to one lane traffic. First across the bridge this morning was truck driver Darren Pupapera from Kaitaia, who was on a routine ... More >>

Family memorabilia found on Auckland motorway

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:02 pm | NZTA

A wartime letter of condolence from King George V1 was lost on an Auckland motorway earlier this month. More >>

South Westland, two one-hour-long closures State Highway 6

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 12:38 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises people travelling between Franz Josef and Fox Glacier, South Westland, that there will be two, one-hour-long road closures this coming Monday at lunchtime. More >>

SH1 northbound lanes to close overnight Sunday

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 11:51 am | NZTA

Auckland motorists are advised the northbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale will be closed for three nights for resurfacing and other maintenance work. More >>

State Highway 6 through Wakefield closes

Friday, 8 February 2019, 6:39 pm | NZTA

State Highway 6 through Wakefield closes as residents evacuated due to fire risk With the Nelson and Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Operations team decision to evacuate more streets in Wakefield, State Highway 6 which runs through the town is being closed ... More >>

NZTA hackathon winner signs up with commercial partner

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 7:34 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is celebrating the success of its latest Hackathon, with the winning team selling its concept to a commercial company. More >>

Dome Valley safety improvements

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 4:42 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that contractors are about to start tree and vegetation removal on State Highway 1 in the Dome Valley to prepare for safety improvements on this busy state highway. More >>

New Takanini on-ramp merge lane opens

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 12:08 pm | NZTA

A significant milestone on the Southern Corridor Improvements project will be achieved overnight on Sunday 10th February with the full opening of the new Takanini northbound on-ramp on to the Southern Motorway (SH1). More >>

Route 70 access restored, inland route into Kaikōura

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 12:31 pm | NZTA

Route 70, the inland road between Kaikōura and Waiau is now open to one lane with the fire damped down. Fire crews remain on site and full road access should be restored once it is safe to do so. More >>

Fire closes inland road to Kaikōura

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 11:07 am | NZTA

A fire has closed the inland road to Kaikōura this morning (Route 70), between Waiau and Mt Lyford. More >>

Permanent traffic signals for Albert Town Bridge

Monday, 4 February 2019, 2:29 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways team will be installing permanent traffic signals at the Albert Town Bridge. This work in Queenstown Lakes District will start on Monday, 11 February and is expected to be completed by early April. More >>

The Aotearoa Bike Challenge is back for 2019

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 1:02 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has partnered with Love To Ride to bring back the Aotearoa Bike Challenge for its third year. More >>

Plan ahead to avoid the queues on Auckland Anniversary

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:00 pm | NZTA

Motorists are urged to plan ahead to avoid the traditional busy travel times this Auckland Anniversary weekend. More >>

SH1 over Brynderwyns to close for overnight resealing

Friday, 18 January 2019, 11:40 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 over the Brynderwyn Hills will be closed for two nights next week for resealing. The road will be closed between 9pm and 5am on Tuesday, 22 January and Wednesday, 23 January between Waipu ... More >>

Roadside grass fires close SH8 between Twizel and Tekapo

Wednesday, 26 December 2018, 5:07 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 8 in the South Island is closed by a number of grassfires between Twizel and Tekapo. More >>

Rosedale Road under Northern Motorway to be lowered

Monday, 24 December 2018, 2:47 pm | NZTA

Rosedale Road under Northern Motorway to be lowered in January Drivers are encouraged to plan their journeys around the North Shore suburb of Rosedale in early January because of construction work under the Northern Motorway. Crews will be lowering ... More >>

Safety Alert – Certifications for tow bars revoked

Friday, 21 December 2018, 4:37 pm | NZTA

Safety Alert – Certifications for tow bars revoked Following an ongoing specialist investigation, the NZ Transport Agency has issued a Safety Alert advising that it has revoked the certifications for tow bars on more than 1,400 heavy vehicles. These ... More >>

 

 

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