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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 >>

Coromandel Loop made safer for riders

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:45 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Construction has begun on a $2.5 million project to install a range of treatments aimed at keeping motorcyclists safer on the Northern Coromandel Loop. More >>

Northern Gateway Toll Road closed next week

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10:37 am | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Northern Gateway Toll Road (SH1 between the Silverdale interchange and Puhoi) will be closed in both directions next week for important maintenance work. More >>

Overnight motorway closures 3 – 9 September 2017

Friday, 1 September 2017, 1:39 pm | NZ Transport Agency

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, 8 September ... More >>

Find an alternative state highway option for Manwatu Gorge

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:51 am | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says work is progressing on a replacement for the current Manawatu Gorge road, with the announcement today that the contract to develop a Detailed Business Case has been awarded to professional services company GHD Advisory. More >>

Delays for drivers 1 and 2 September

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 3:43 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Rockfalls Lower Buller Gorge means delays for drivers Friday and Saturday, 1 and 2 September More >>

Use newly opened interchange at Kirkbride Rd

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 2:47 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging motorists heading to the airport this afternoon to allow extra time for their journeys. More >>

Expect trains between Blenheim and Christchurch

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 3:45 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail want to remind people living, working or travelling in the area between Blenheim and Christchurch that there is increased activity on the Main North Line with work trains operating day and night. More >>

Earthquake rebuild work programme ramps up south of Kaikoura

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 4:39 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Spring/summer earthquake rebuild work programme ramps up south of Kaikoura - highway delays several places More >>

SH 2 Waioeka Gorge Closed

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 9:03 am | NZ Transport Agency

State Highway 2 between Opotiki and Gisborne is closed at the Waioeka Gorge following a slip. More >>

Second Site Access Point for the Pūhoi to Warkworth Project

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 4:20 pm | NZ Transport Agency

09 August 2017 - From mid-August 2017 construction will begin on the second key site access point (SAP) for construction traffic working on the Pūhoi to Warkworth Road of National Significance. More >>