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Overnight motorway closures 16 – 22 July 2017

Friday, 14 July 2017, 2:34 pm | NZTA

Overnight motorway closures 16 – 22 July 2017 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 ... More >>

Winter Storm Update 4 – Central Plateau

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:44 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says a small number of central North Island roads are beginning to open this afternoon but extra care is needed while there is still ice and snow on the road. More >>

Far North’s first set of traffic signals switched on today

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:01 pm | NZTA

The Far North region’s first set of traffic signals has been switched on in Paihia today. The responsive traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing on Paihia’s waterfront are designed to provide a better balance between pedestrian safety and traffic moving ... More >>

Hazardous goods fire near Boyle River

Friday, 14 July 2017, 10:47 am | NZTA

14 July 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION Hazardous goods fire near Boyle River; Porters Pass open but chains essential/ no towing vehicles More >>

Potential new native flower species

Friday, 14 July 2017, 10:23 am | NZTA

A small pale pink flower blooming from cracks and crevices along Auckland’s Oakley Creek has caught the eye of botanists who believe they may be propagating a new, previously unidentified native species of geranium. More >>

Winter Storm Update 3 – Central Plateau

Friday, 14 July 2017, 8:35 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to continue to avoid all non-essential travel across the central North Island. More >>

Icy roads overnight Thursday to Friday and Saturday mornings

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 4:08 pm | NZTA

With snow moving off the South Island, icy and freezing conditions remain in many areas. More >>

Saddle Road maintenance work starting soon

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 3:12 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising that road maintenance and surfacing works to repair sections of the pavement on the Saddle Road, is set to begin this Saturday 15 July. More >>

South Island highway summary in aftermath of snow and ice

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:17 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises all South Island road travellers to check the Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and highway closures for highway updates before heading out today. More >>

Protecting Motorway Dotterels

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 9:56 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is deliberately letting the grass grow long on sections of the Northern Motorway to help protect endangered dotterels in the area. More >>

Snow and ice over the South Island this evening

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 3:28 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises all South Island road travellers to check the Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and closures for highway updates before heading out tonight and tomorrow morning. More >>

Be prepared for more snow later today

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 2:15 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is warning drivers planning on driving State Highway 8 (Omarama, Tekapo, Twizel, Mt Cook, Fairlie), to be aware another snow shower is forecast around 4 pm and the highway could close again. More >>

Check before travelling as heavy snow expected

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 12:36 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising all people wanting to travel through the Central Plateau to check the Traffic and Travel website before leaving. More >>

Lewis Pass, Lindis Pass and Haast highway reopens

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 11:52 am | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency crews reopened the Lewis Pass (SH7) between the Hanmer Springs turnoff and Springs Junction at 11 am today also Otago’s Lindis Pass (SH8) Omarama to Tarras and the Haast highway, which was closed on the Otago side (SH6) to Hawea. More >>

Snow and ice over the South Island – stay home if you can

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 9:16 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising all South Island road travellers to check their Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and highway closures for highway updates before heading off this morning. “If you are able to, postpone ... More >>

South Island Highways update 4.30 pm Tuesday

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:49 pm | NZTA

South Island Highways update 4.30 pm Tuesday The NZ Transport Agency advises road users to be prepared and stay safe as the snow moves up the South Island. Contractors will be working overnight on snow and ice-affected roads. Snow has been falling over ... More >>

Highways update, winter weather hits South Island

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 10:34 am | NZTA

The South Island is experiencing cold, freezing weather, snow, sleety showers and ice today. Driving is treacherous in many places and drivers need to slow down on both icy roads and gritted roads. More >>

Work to remove 4500m3 Waioeka Gorge slip well underway

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 8:23 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says work to remove the slip on State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne is well underway with several trucks clearing the debris at both ends. More >>

SH2 Waioeka Gorge closed after slip

Friday, 7 July 2017, 6:39 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne is closed due to a slip in the Waioeka Gorge. More >>

Overnight motorway closures 9 – 15 July 2017

Friday, 7 July 2017, 11:43 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, 14 July ... More >>

   

 

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