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Waka Kotahi Asks New Zealanders To Beware Of New Rego Scam

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is warning people to be aware of a new vehicle licence (rego) scam email landing in some New Zealanders’ email inboxes. The email states “your licence plate number will expire” and provides an expiry date that is generally ... More >>

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1, Closure Tonight/Wednesday Night And Also Thursday Night, Longer Closure Proposed

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is closing the Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge tonight, Wednesday 16 June from 11 pm to 1 am tomorrow morning. This is for a second night of deck monitoring and data analysis after the recent floods left one pier ... More >>

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge Closing Tonight For Essential Survey Monitoring 11 Pm To 1 Am

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will close the Ashburton River/Hakatere Bridge on SH1 tonight at 11 pm for two hours. “The closure is needed to carry out on-going survey monitoring of the structure following the flood-related settlement last week,” ... More >>

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1 – Reopening 2.30 PM Today

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge reopening has been delayed until 2.30 pm today. Originally the bridge was to reopen after stress testing, at 2 pm. It closed slightly later than originally anticipated today for the testing – around 11 am. People ... More >>

New Ahaura Bridge Opening Event Postponed

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is postponing an opening event for the new Ahaura Bridge near Greymouth originally planned for this weekend. A firm date for opening the SH7 bridge will be confirmed in coming days. In recent days, a rafting accident ... More >>

Dozens Of Bridge Approaches Being Repaired In Northland & North-west Auckland

Friday, 7 May 2021, 9:27 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Maintenance crews have started works on SH14 and will be covering locations in Northland and north-west Auckland as they carry out work to improve the approach onto 32 bridges in the region, to create a smoother and safer journey for all road users. Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Overnight Closure On Southern Motorway For Asphalting Works

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that overnight maintenance works are scheduled on the Southern Motorway (SH1) between Greenlane and Grafton for tonight (May 4) and tomorrow (May 5) in order to continue asphalting works. The work will be carried ... More >>

Construction Paused On SH1 Loop Road Safety Improvements Project

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Road works at Loop Road will pause this month as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency awaits confirmation of the preferred corridor for the Whangārei to Port Marsden Highway four-lane upgrade later this year. Construction of the single lane roundabout, ... More >>

Have Your Say On Ways To Improve Safety On State Highways In Northland And North-west Auckland

Monday, 3 May 2021, 3:18 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

From today Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will begin actively seeking feedback from communities in Northland and north-west Auckland about the current speeds on their state highways, hear their concerns and tap into local knowledge about how ... More >>

Nevis Bluff, SH6, Autumn Programme – Rock Stabilisation And Inspection

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Following the school holidays, people who travel along State Highway 6 between Cromwell and Queenstown may spot activity above them on the rock faces that form the Nevis Bluff. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Nevis Bluff autumn safety programme gets ... More >>

New SH18 Eastbound Off-ramp Now Open As Part Of Northern Corridor Improvements Project

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 12:23 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

There are big changes for North Shore drivers travelling on State Highway 18 (SH18) from today, as a new eastbound off-ramp at Paul Matthews Road opened this morning. The changes are necessary as part of the Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) project. ... More >>

SH60 Tākaka Hill 7-night Closure Following School Holidays

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 11:31 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who regularly drive over State Highway 60 Tākaka Hill after 9pm at night and before 5am in the morning, will need to plan ahead following the school holidays, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. From 9pm Monday 3 May to 5am Monday 10 May, ... More >>

Plan Ahead For A Safe Journey On Auckland And Northland Roads This ANZAC Weekend

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 1:28 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

This year ANZAC Day falls within the school holiday period, which means it’s likely to be extra busy on our roads. Motorists travelling in Northland and Auckland are urged to plan ahead and follow the basics of road safety so everyone arrives at their ... More >>

ANZAC Day Observation This Coming Monday 26 April, Be Ready For Busy Roads

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The roads around the South Island/Te Wai Pounamu are likely to be busy as we approach ANZAC weekend, says Tresca Forrester, Journey Manager for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. “Many people will be away and travelling due to the school holidays, there ... More >>

New Beaumont Bridge Construction Start Expected This Spring

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 3:28 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work on a new bridge over the Clutha River at Beaumont, SH8, in the Clutha District, could be underway this spring. Background here: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/beaumont-bridge/ “Construction funding for the project is in place, and plans are well advanced ... More >>

Changes For North Shore Drivers Around SH18 Eastbound Off-ramp After Anzac Weekend

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising North Shore drivers to get ready for big changes to how they travel on State Highway 18 (SH18) when a new eastbound off-ramp at Paul Matthews Road opens at 5am on Tuesday 27 April. The changes are necessary ... More >>

New Rail Bridge Taking Shape On Section 2 Of Glen Innes To Tāmaki Drive Shared Path

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 9:10 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The team of Waka Kotahi contractors working on the Glen Innes to Tāmaki Drive shared path made the most of an Easter exodus out of Auckland to transport and install 12 precast beams, on Section 2 of the project. A 400 tonne mobile crane, one of the ... More >>

Bridge Deck Taking Shape On Manukau Harbour Walking And Cycling Connection

Monday, 19 April 2021, 9:34 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Old Māngere Bridge Replacement project, which will restore a vital walking and cycling connection across the Manukau Harbour, is one milestone closer to completion as work begins on the deck of the new bridge. The construction team has spent months ... More >>

Improved SH20B Route To The Airport Supports Clean Green Travel Options In Time For Trans-Tasman Travel

Friday, 16 April 2021, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The completion of improvements to State Highway 20B marks a significant milestone to support clean, green transport networks in southwest Auckland and will improve public transport options for getting to and from Auckland Airport. The State Highway ... More >>

Safety Improvements Coming For The Motueka Community

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is sharing its designs for safer intersections and pedestrian crossings through Motueka’s town centre with the local community, ahead of construction starting in July this year. With funding of $6.8 million as part ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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