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Detour Routes And Dates Confirmed For Upcoming SH1 Brynderwyn Hills Closure

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 2:11 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Ahead of the upcoming closure of State Highway 1 (SH1) Brynderwyn Hills for critical restoration work, NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) has been working with our partners to ensure detour routes are as safe and as high quality as possible for ... More >>

Waitangi Day Heralds Major Races Around The Te Wai Pounamu - Invercargill, Westport, Otira Gorge

Saturday, 3 February 2024, 6:47 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

With Waitangi Day ahead on Tuesday and many people taking Monday, 5 February also as a holiday, South Island drivers should be ready for busy highways on key routes, says NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA). • The NZTA holiday journeys hotspots ... More >>

Heavy Wind Expected On Auckland Harbour Bridge Tonight And Tomorrow

Friday, 2 February 2024, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi is advising road users that strong winds are predicted on the Auckland Harbour Bridge from 6pm to 9pm tonight (Friday 2 February). Wind gusts could briefly reach 75-80km/h, which could trigger speed reductions and/or ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Tram Road Off-ramp Improvements

Monday, 29 January 2024, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is advising drivers to plan ahead for closures of the SH1 Tram Road off-ramp between Christchurch and Kaiapoi. The closures will allow contractors to complete a range of safety improvements at the off-ramp, making ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Upcoming Closures Of SH6

Monday, 29 January 2024, 12:01 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is advising drivers to plan ahead for upcoming closures of a section of SH6 from the Cromwell side of the Kawarau River Bridge, for 1.2km towards Gibbston. This section of SH6 will be closed for essential resurfacing ... More >>

Upcoming Maintenance On SH2 Between Rimu Road And Irish Road

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 11:23 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is advising motorists of upcoming maintenance on State Highway 2 (SH2) between Rimu Road and Irish Road from Sunday 11 February to Monday 11 March. This is to repair a potentially hazardous slip outside Max Birt ... More >>

Mount Festival Of Multisport: Travel Delays Expected As Thousands Compete

Tuesday, 16 January 2024, 9:54 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Athletes from all over the country and beyond will compete in the iconic Mount Festival of Multisport this Saturday, 20 January 2024. Residents are advised to plan ahead to avoid travel delays in Pāpāmoa and Mount Maunganui. Several road closures will ... More >>

Drivers Expect Delays On SH20 Puhinui Road And Cavendish Drive

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 7:42 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is advising road users to expect delays on SH20 between Puhinui Road and Cavendish Drive. Due to a serious crash, the northbound Cavendish Drive on-ramp is closed, as well as the southbound service road between ... More >>

Heading Away? Top Tips For A Safe And Stress-free Summer Road Trip

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 9:33 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

With Aucklanders already ditching the city to hit the beach, NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is encouraging people to plan ahead for their summer road trips. This is easily done with the popular online holiday journeys traffic prediction tool ... More >>

Dates Confirmed For SH1 Brynderwyn Hills Closure

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Working together with stakeholders and the community, NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) has made a decision about timing for the closure of State Highway 1 (SH1) Brynderwyn Hills. This critical work will restore the road for the short to medium ... More >>

Otira Gorge, SH73, Paving Project Completed In Good Time

Friday, 15 December 2023, 11:11 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The re-surfacing/ asphalting renewal in the Otira Gorge was completed yesterday, says NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA). “This is excellent news for West Coasters ahead of Christmas and everyone who relies upon the Arthur’s Pass link between ... More >>

Expect Delays On SH1 Between Papakura And Takanini

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 3:09 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency, Waka Kotahi is advising road users that due to a truck breakdown there is heavy congestion on State Highway 1 northbound between Papakura and Takanini. Traffic is still able to use two lanes however motorists can expect delays past Drury. ... More >>

SH1 North Of Kaikoura Closed Following Serious Crash

Friday, 8 December 2023, 3:39 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi (NZTA) is advising that SH1 is closed in both directions north of Kaikoura, following a serious crash earlier this afternoon. The road may remain closed for several hours. Northbound road users departing Christchurch are ... More >>

Network Returning To Normal With Protests Drawing To A Close

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 10:28 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The state highway network is largely returning to normal following the conclusion of protest action this morning. NZ Transport Agency, Waka Kotahi and Auckland Transport thanks road users for heeding advice to plan their journey and travel outside of ... More >>

Arthur’s Pass Route, SH73, Closing Tomorrow 10 Am To 6 Pm

Monday, 4 December 2023, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says that favourable weather forecast from Tuesday (5 December) on the Arthur’s Pass/ Otira gorge alpine route means that resurfacing will begin after 10 am with a full highway closure to 6 pm. “The forecast at this ... More >>

Serious Crash On The Lewis Pass/SH7 Route – Highway Could Be Closed Into The Afternoon

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 10:40 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

A single vehicle serious injury crash in North Canterbury after 8 am this morning has closed SH7, the Lewis Pass route south of Hanmer Springs, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The road is closed between the highway turnoff into Hanmer Springs ... More >>

Waka Kotahi And Auckland Transport To Roll Out New Safety Cameras In Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The construction of new generation safety cameras on sections of six roads in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland will begin in October, Waka Kotahi and Auckland Transport have confirmed. These safety cameras can calculate the average speed that a vehicle travels ... More >>

Overnight Closures Upper And Lower Buller Gorge Next Week, SH6

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency crews will be marking up SH6 through the Upper and Lower Buller Gorge next week over four nights. The highway will be closed from 10 pm to 6 am over the four nights, with openings between 1 am and 1.30 am, says Tresca ... More >>

Haast Pass, SH6, Midday And 4.30 Pm Convoys Today – Light Vehicles (cars, Vans), Campervans, Light Trailers Permitted

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 10:50 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Light vehicles and campervans will be able to travel through Makarora on the Otago side of the Haast Pass again today in two convoys at midday and 4.30 pm. From tomorrow 8 am convoys will be added in, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. A kilometre-long ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Working To Enable Limited Access Through Haast Pass, SH6, From Tomorrow

Monday, 25 September 2023, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is aiming to re-open the Haast Pass link between the South Island’s West Coast and Otago/Queenstown to a single lane of traffic for light vehicles to be escorted through at set times from tomorrow (Tuesday 26 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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