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First Stage Of Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi To Warkworth Opened With A Blessing

Monday, 23 May 2022, 5:02 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Those at the blessing on the Arawhiti ki Ōkahu viaduct On Friday 20 May, Waka Kotahi joined our partners Hōkai Nuku to bless the Arawhiti ki Ōkahu viaduct and artworks as part of opening the southern connection of Ara Tūhono which will give drivers ... More >>

Motorway Maintenance And Pūhoi To Warkworth Traffic Switch Being Co-ordinated To Make Life Easier For Drivers

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 8:01 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi’s Auckland System Management Alliance is teaming up with the Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway project team to co-ordinate a traffic switch near the Johnstone Hill Tunnels with a scheduled overnight motorway maintenance closure on Sunday 22 ... More >>

Community Asked To Transport Their Thoughts To The Future

Friday, 13 May 2022, 5:00 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Auckland’s North West community are being asked to transport their thoughts to the future and provide feedback on long-term transport plans for the high-growth area. Te Tupu Ngātahi Supporting Growth , a collaborative alliance between Waka ... More >>

Te Kāuru O Taumārere - More Than A Turning Point

Friday, 13 May 2022, 4:23 pm | NZ Transport Agency

A once notorious intersection known for near misses and dangerous manoeuvres has been given a second chance at making a first impression. Today the SH1/SH11 Kawakawa intersection improvements project formally concluded with the unveiling of a series ... More >>

Moving Ahead With Mass Rapid Transit Legacy Project Across The Waitematā Harbour

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 4:40 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is moving into an important new phase on its key city-shaping transport project to move people across Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour via a mass rapid transit connection. The Additional Waitematā Harbour Connections ... More >>

Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi To Warkworth Motorway Opening Next Year

Friday, 6 May 2022, 3:48 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is working together with the Pūhoi to Warkworth project partners, Northern Express Group (NX2), and its subcontractor, Fletcher/ Acciona Joint Venture, to confirm a new 2023 opening date for the motorway. The 18.5-kilometre ... More >>

Traffic Hotspots Expected To Be Heavy This Afternoon

Monday, 25 April 2022, 5:11 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi is expecting traffic in and out of Northland and Auckland to be heavy this afternoon, as people travel home from long weekends, extended breaks and ANZAC Day commemorations. For those leaving Northland heading South on SH1, traffic is ... More >>

Northland’s Wet And Windy Weather Likely To Impact Traffic

Monday, 18 April 2022, 7:32 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kothi advises that the heavy rain and winds affecting Northland today will likely impact holiday traffic, causing further delays. MetService has issued a severe weather warning for Northland, that includes heavy rain and downpours for 24 hours ... More >>

Don’t Get Caught On The Hop With Your Easter Travel

Thursday, 14 April 2022, 5:24 pm | NZ Transport Agency

If the Easter holiday weekend has caught you - and your travel plans - on the hop, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has you covered. National Journey Manager Helen Harris says Waka Kotahi has pulled together the key things to be aware of on state highways ... More >>

Motorists Urged To Avoid Central Motorway Junction

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 7:09 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi is reminding Auckland motorists heading north this Easter weekend to avoid the central motorway junction from tomorrow night, where important maintenance work will close a section of the Southern Motorway. From 10.30pm tomorrow, Thursday ... More >>

Plan Ahead To Avoid Traffic This Easter Holiday

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:55 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi and Auckland Transport are urging those heading away this Easter to plan ahead in order to avoid traffic congestion, queues and long delays. People can plan their route prior to leaving home using the Waka Kotahi holiday journey planner ... More >>

No Way Through The Lewis Pass This Afternoon – Next Update 8 Pm, Take SH1 Via Kaikōura Instead

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 4:48 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Lewis Pass, SH7, drivers need to rethink their route this evening as a serious motorcycle crash near the Boyle River has closed the highway while the Police Serious Crash Unit investigates and vehicles are recovered. The crash before 3 pm was at the Boyle ... More >>

Central Motorway Junction’s Northbound Lanes To Close This Easter

Friday, 8 April 2022, 5:35 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi advises Auckland motorists heading north on Easter weekend to avoid the central motorway junction, where important maintenance work will close a section of the Southern Motorway. All lanes on State Highway 1 between Symonds Street and ... More >>

Road Works Pave The Way For Electric Trains

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 4:38 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Works have started on the motorway improvements needed to give Pukekohe and Papakura communities access to electric trains. The enabling works at SH1’s Drury interchange, are the first step in the project that will see the existing motorway bridges replaced ... More >>

Brynderwyn Resurfacing Works To Cause Delays

Saturday, 2 April 2022, 2:30 pm | NZ Transport Agency

- Waka Kotahi is advising those who travel over the Brynderwyn Hill to be aware of night time asphalting works starting this Sunday night, 3 April. - The entire south side of the hill from the summit to the base along State Highway 1 will be ... More >>

Haast River Bridge Closures Coming Up, South Westland, SH6

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 6:02 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Drivers who travel through Haast, South Westland, after 10 pm at night will face delays of up to an hour in the week starting 28 March. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is doing maintenance work on the single lane Haast River bridge between 10 pm and ... More >>

March Maintenance Ramps Up Across Northland Highways

Sunday, 13 March 2022, 6:38 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi is advising road users who frequent the northern highway network, especially those who drive at night, to anticipate an increase in works taking place for the remainder of March. Those travelling North of Silverdale, can expect to see an increased ... More >>

Three Nights Of Closure On The Whangamoas, SH6, Starting This Sunday

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 5:52 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is closing SH6 between Hira in Nelson and Rai Valley in Marlborough for three nights to resurface the road as well as other end of summer road maintenance. The road will be closed between 7pm and 5am, Sunday, Monday and ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Advises Auckland Harbour Bridge Lanes To Remain At Standard Configuration

Monday, 28 February 2022, 7:14 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The highly specialised machinery used to change the number of lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, to allow for better traffic flow in the morning and afternoon peaks, will not be in operation for the remainder of the week. This means the eight lanes, ... More >>

Delays In Gore Starting Sunday, 6 March

Monday, 28 February 2022, 5:22 pm | NZ Transport Agency

People travelling through Gore should prepare for possible delays as road resurfacing work on several sections of State Highway 1 gets underway on Sunday evening, 6 March - from 5pm. The work could go through to 25 March. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency ... More >>