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Lower Buller Gorge traffic signals stolen at Fern Arch, SH6

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:37 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is asking people on the West Coast and in Buller District to take extreme care driving through the Lower Buller Gorge for the next month or so. The equipment for the traffic signals controlling the one-way traffic through ... More >>

Unsworth Heights exit on SH18 to close so upgrade can begin

Monday, 11 February 2019, 9:32 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

North Shore drivers are encouraged to get ready for a change to how they access the suburb of Unsworth Heights due to work associated with the planned upgrade of State Highway 18 (SH18). The off-ramp from SH18 at Unsworth Drive will close permanently ... More >>

Three nights of extended Lyttelton Tunnel closures soon

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Christchurch drivers - three nights of extended Lyttelton Tunnel closures end of February More >>

More motorcyclists on lower South Island highways

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Burt Monroe Challenge underway in Southland More >>

Tree deaths suspicious near Mosgiel

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 1:31 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Three large and established eucalyptus trees have died in the Kinmont road reserve area near Mosgiel, south of Dunedin. They will be felled in coming weeks. More >>

Overnight resealing work planned for State Highway 2

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 10:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists of planned overnight resealing work on two stretches of State Highway 2, starting Sunday February 10. The work will take place between 7pm and 5am so the resealing can be completed quickly, safely and efficiently ... More >>

Highway smoothed in time for Coast to Coast this weekend

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The improvements and maintenance of State Highway 73, east of Jacksons, on the main road between the West Coast and Canterbury, have been finished by NZ Transport Agency contractor Fulton Hogan. More >>

Roadside fire closes State Highway 1 SW of Christchurch

Monday, 4 February 2019, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A fire has closed State Highway 1, Main South Road, south-west of Christchurch this afternoon as a hot norwest wind blows smoke around the area reducing visibility. Drivers are asked to avoid the Templeton area and take a different route. Emergency ... More >>

Summer Ice in the South Island

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to be aware over the next week of potentially hazardous ‘summer ice’ on South Island roads. “There is some rain forecast across the country, and after an extended run of hot summer days, we may start to ... More >>

Canterbury rural property owners urged to check fences

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 9:35 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding property owners of their responsibility to keep farm animals safely fenced. The Transport Agency’s Canterbury Journey Manager Lee Wright says wandering stock pose serious safety risks to all road users, not only ... More >>

NZTA urging owners to get their vehicles re-checked

Friday, 25 January 2019, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency has extended the expiry date of all unused vouchers provided to the owners of vehicles previously inspected by suspended WoF providers, and is strongly encouraging them to get their vehicle’s Warrant of Fitness (WOF) rechecked ... More >>

Roadside rubbish dumping a growing problem in Northland

Friday, 11 January 2019, 2:55 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

New Zealand’s clean green image is being severely tarnished in Northland by roadside rubbish dumpers. More >>

Summer road maintenance accelerates in Northland

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is looking to take advantage of warmer drier weather over the next few months to accelerate its state highway maintenance programme in Northland. More >>

Safety work continues on SH7 North Canterbury: expect delays

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists travelling on North Canterbury’s State Highway 7 between Waipara and Waikari are advised to expect delays over the coming months as work on a $3.5million safety upgrade continues. More >>

Crash on SH20A affecting traffic to Auckland Airport

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 5:26 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that a crash on SH20A to Auckland Airport is causing delays. More >>

New Year road detours for Matakohe Bridges project

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists in Northland are advised that two detours will be put in place on State Highway 12 when construction on the Matakohe Bridges replacement project resumes in the New Year. The NZ Transport Agency’s Senior Manager Project Delivery Chris ... More >>

Safety upgrade coming for SH74 Marshlands to Burwood

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A high-risk stretch of highway in Christchurch is set to get a $2.5million upgrade that will help stop people dying or being seriously injured in crashes and make it safer for students to walk and bike to school. More >>

Auckland Harbour Bridge to get a road lighting upgrade

Monday, 17 December 2018, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Auckland Harbour Bridge is in for a road lighting upgrade to improve night time visibility and driver safety. Motorists travelling over the bridge will notice the new lights will be white, are better focussed on the road, and are more effective ... More >>

Passing lanes on SH2 to be closed for safety during holidays

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:17 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that passing lanes at Maramarua on SH2 will be closed for safety reasons during busy Christmas and New Year holiday travel periods. SH2 is the main highway connection between Auckland and the Coromandel and ... More >>

Sunnybrae Auto Services suspended from issuing WOFs

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended Auckland-based vehicle inspector Stephen Upson and his inspecting organisation Sunnybrae Auto Services. More >>

 

 

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