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Storm impacts on South Island roads, and Rimutaka Hill Road

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 9:24 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising that a number of roads in the South Island are closed to due slips, fallen trees and flooding. Motorists are advised to delay travel and check the latest conditions before starting their journey. More >>

SH2 south of Katikati now open but significant delays

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 5:31 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 2 near Katikati is now open but traffic remains heavy in the area and significant delays are expected. More >>

Diversion after crash on State Highway 2 south of Katikati

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 2 south of Katikati is expected to be closed for at least the next two hours after a serious crash. More >>

Coromandel road users asked to avoid SH25a and Kopu area

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 4:49 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

LATEST : SH25a is now open to one lane with stop-go traffic management in place. SH25 is expected to open around 6pm. More >>

SH1 south of Kaikoura likely to reopen 9 am tomorrow, 5 Jan

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 9:22 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 4 January 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION Overnight closure Culverden to Waiau/ Mt Lyford into Kaikoura (Route 70) at 8 pm tonight (4 January), SH1 south of Kaikoura likely to reopen 9 am tomorrow, 5 January More >>

Highway closures – Kaikoura and Banks Peninsula/ Tai Tapu

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 3:12 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency closed State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura this afternoon after 2 pm as a southerly storm moved up the Canterbury coast bringing strong winds and fresh rockfalls to the highway south of the town. More >>

State Highway 1 Hundalee to Kaikoura reopens 3 pm

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency reopened State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura this afternoon at 3 pm. The highway was closed before 8 am after 15 to 20 mm of rain fell over a short period with minor rockfalls triggered by the rain. More >>

Closure of State Highway 1 Hundalee to Kaikoura this morning

Thursday, 29 December 2016, 11:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency closed State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura this morning before 8 am after 15 to 20 mm of rain fell over a short period, increasing the possibility of rockfalls. After the closure there were some minor rockfalls. More >>

CTOC Advisory - South Island travel this Christmas

Friday, 23 December 2016, 12:35 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Attached are some useful Christmas travel tools to help make the journey easier as the holiday season begins. More >>

Safe speeds for safer travel on alt. Picton to Chch route

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising people travelling on the alternative Picton to Christchurch route that speed limits have been lowered in some areas along state highways 7, 65, 6 and 63 in order to keep everyone using the road safe. More >>

Plan ahead for travel near Onehunga over New Year period

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 2:51 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport are advising people to plan ahead for travel near Onehunga over the New Year period, as a major piece of work takes place at the end of Neilson Street which may cause delays. More >>

State Highway 7A, Hanmer Springs highway, delays Wed, Thurs

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency has some urgent rock removal safety work to do at the cliffs on the way into Hanmer Springs this week. Drivers need to be prepared for hour-long delays. More >>

Planning and patience key to happy holiday driving

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 10:07 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Planning and patience key to happy holiday driving around the Wellington region. Ahead of the summer tradition of the road trip to visit family and friends, NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists to plan ahead, and be patient, to have happy, safe ... More >>

Kaikoura inland road, via Mt Lyford/ Waiau, to open Monday

Friday, 16 December 2016, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Minister of Transport Simon Bridges has announced the reopening of the Kaikoura inland road (route 70) for unrestricted use from 8 am, Monday, 19 December. The route will provide a two-way road link in and out of Kaikoura for the first time since the earthquakes ... More >>

Overnight motorway closures 18 – 24 December 2016

Friday, 16 December 2016, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

TRAFFIC BULLETIN 16 December 2016 | AUCKLAND Overnight motorway closures 18 – 24 December 2016 The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work ... More >>

Safety improvement work ramping up on Lewis Pass

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says a substantial programme of safety and strengthening work is ramping up along the alternate state highway route from Picton to Christchurch, via the Lewis Pass. More >>

Kaikoura to Mt Lyford Inland Road (route 70) Update

Friday, 9 December 2016, 10:01 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Convoys in and out of Kaikoura via the inland road (route 70 via Mt Lyford and Waiau) will continue into next week, the NZ Transport Agency advises, and people need to continue to register on line . More >>

Summer works programme underway around the Waikato

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are being advised to plan ahead and prepare for delays as the summer works programme gets underway around the Waikato. More >>

NZTA helping businesses get employees on bikes

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:47 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

More than 250 businesses across the country have already signed up to help get their employees on their bikes this summer. More >>

Blasting on SH1 temporarily pauses earthmoving machinery

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 10:37 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency contractors temporarily paused use of their earthmoving machinery yesterday south of Kaikoura while a large boulder was blasted out of the way. About half the 25 major slips which came down on the road during the November 14 earthquake ... More >>

 

 

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