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SH1 Through Mangamuka Gorge Closes For A Day For Resurfacing

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 7:40 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists in the Far North that State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge will be closed for resurfacing on Sunday, 16 February. To do this work safely, the section of SH1 between Mangamuka and south of Kitchen ... More >>

Auckland motorists urged to plan ahead for Waitangi Day

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 10:44 am | NZ Transport Agency

Motorists intending to make a long weekend out of the Waitangi Day public holiday are urged to plan ahead to avoid busy travel times on state highways. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says drivers leaving Auckland on Wednesday afternoon and returning ... More >>

Canterbury inland road reopens

Monday, 9 December 2019, 5:01 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Canterbury’s Upper Rangitata inland road, Route 72, linking Timaru and Ashburton reopened around midday today. It quickly filled with waiting traffic, with significant delays around the single lane Upper Orari Bridge and rural gridlock for several kilometres. ... More >>

Rain and strong wind expected to affect road conditions

Friday, 31 May 2019, 10:58 am | NZ Transport Agency

Rain and strong wind expected to affect road conditions this Queen’s Birthday holiday weekend More >>

Colour-coded motorway signs to help motorists plan journeys

Monday, 29 April 2019, 4:41 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Auckland motorists will be able to make better informed journeys on the network, thanks to a technology upgrade to the motorway messaging system. The NZ Transport Agency has installed 150 new electronic information screens on the approaches to ... More >>

South Island State Highways Status - 28/3/19

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 12:42 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Below is the current status of the State Highways in the South Island. We ask that motorists travel through the work areas at the posted temporary speed limits for your own safety and for the safety of our roading crews. More >>

State Highway 29A closures 22 to 25 March

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 1:35 pm | NZ Transport Agency

State Highway 29A between the Baypark and Te Maunga roundabouts will be closed this weekend from 9pm Friday, 22 March to 4am Monday 25 March. More >>

Speed reductions made permanent on SH1

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 4:52 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is making permanent the speed reductions near Kaikōura put in place a year ago, when State Highway 1 reopened following the November 2016 earthquake. “Following consultation with the community, we have decided to continue these speed ... More >>

Wairau Valley travellers: Roadworks underway until December

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 1:23 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers to allow extra time for their journeys along the Wairau Valley Highway, SH63, in Tasman District, from next week into early December. Road repairs will be underway from the Korere/Tophouse Rd intersection to St Arnaud ... More >>

Haast Pass route between Otago and West Coast closed

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:26 am | NZ Transport Agency

The highway linking the West Coast and Otago closed after 7 am this morning due to a rockfall on the Otago side. NZ Transport Agency crews are working to clear the slip this morning with State Highway 6 south of Makarora, likely to be closed until ... More >>

Auckland electric vehicle priority lane trial ends this week

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:36 am | NZ Transport Agency

A NZ Transport Agency trial of electric vehicles (EVs) being allowed to use 11 priority bypass lanes on state highways in Auckland ends at midnight this coming Friday (September 7). The 12 month trial, which began on 7 September 2017, ends when the bylaw enabling ... More >>

NZTA lays charges against Daily Freight Ltd

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 12:14 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is prosecuting Daily Freight (1994) Limited for alleged breaches of the Railways Act 2005, following an investigation into an incident in Auckland on 25 January 2018 involving runaway rail wagons which the Transport Agency believes ... More >>

SH2 Waioeka Gorge planned to re-open 24/7 early next week

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:41 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says it is working to re-open the section of State Highway 2 affected by a slip in the Waioeka Gorge 24hrs a day from Tuesday next week. More >>

Holiday road safety information

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 1:52 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The Ministry of Transport will be updating crash data throughout the break and you can find it on the right hand side of their home page at . Further background and historical crash data for the holiday period can be found ... More >>

More work needed to choose Manawatū Gorge alternative route

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 2:19 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says further work will be required before a preferred option can be selected for a new State Highway 3 route to replace the Manawatū Gorge. More >>

Plan ahead to avoid delays on Friday

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 4:36 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The New Zealand Transport Agency is encouraging Auckland commuters to plan their journeys, be patient and allow extra travel time during Friday’s rail strike. More >>

Road works on SH1 Waipu Bypass are ahead of schedule

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 5:11 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Road works on SH1 Waipu Bypass are ahead of schedule The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that its road repair and maintenance work on State Highway 1 through the Waipu Bypass is progressing well and is now expected to finish ahead of schedule ... More >>

Emergency Closure of the SH16 Newton Road Eastbound offramp

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 1:03 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Emergency Closure of the State Highway 16 (SH16) Newton Road Eastbound offramp - Wednesday night, 27 September 2017 More >>

Occasional delays at Lyttelton Tunnel

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 12:04 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Lyttelton Tunnel drivers can expect occasional delays at night between now and the end of next year, as a multi-million dollar fire protection upgrade inside the tunnel gathers momentum. More >>

Kaikoura State Highway 1 south open/closed schedule

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 3:14 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Kaikoura State Highway 1 south open/closed schedule includes more five day closures for work to be completed for the end of the year More >>



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