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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 >>

Wind, Torrential Rain Continues Over Te Waipounamu, Snow On Horizon

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 4:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People planning their school holiday departures need to check in with the MetService forecasts and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s traffic and highways update to be on the safe side. Four Te Waipounamu/ South Island highways are currently closed ... More >>

Ramping Up Road Maintenance Across Northland This Summer

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 11:06 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

With warmer weather on the way, people heading north and around the Northland state highway network over the coming months can expect to see an increase in roadworks. This year’s summer maintenance programme ensures Waka Kotahi can deliver its annual ... More >>

Snow/ice Update For The Lower South Island And Canterbury

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People driving around Southland, Otago and Canterbury in the coming two days need to be ready for some changeable and snowy winter weather, says Nicole Felts, Journey Manager for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency in Southland and Otago. “Slow down ... More >>

Southland’s First Big Road Reconstruction Project For The Summer Season Soon To Get Underway

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 11:44 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Highways South highway reconstruction and maintenance team, working for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, will be more visible in coming weeks as the preparation work for the summer construction and resealing season warms up. The first cab off ... More >>

Massive Day Coming For Dunedin/Ōtepoti 30 July, NZ Vs Switzerland, FIFA Women’s World Cup: Get To The Stadium Early

Friday, 28 July 2023, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

With 25,000 or more people expected to attend the third Football Ferns FIFA Women’s World Cup game on Sunday evening, around half coming from out of town, people should plan to get to Dunedin Stadium early. Use the free transport for ticket-holders being ... More >>

Wind Warning In Place For Auckland Harbour Bridge Tomorrow Morning

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that an amber alert has been issued for the Auckland Harbour Bridge from 1am tomorrow morning (Wednesday 26 July) until 11am tomorrow morning, with wind gusts expected to reach 70 to 85 km/h. Under ... More >>

Upcoming Overnight Closures On Old State Highway 1, Warkworth

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that urgent culvert replacement work will be carried out over five nights on old State Highway 1 (SH1) near Hill Street Warkworth. Old SH1 will be closed between 6:30pm and 6:00am, from Sunday 30 ... More >>

Kick Off The FIFA Women’s World Cup With Smooth Travel

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 10:50 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

With Eden Park set to host tomorrow’s opening match and an additional eight matches for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, residents, fans, and drivers are urged to think about how the event may affect their travel plans in and out of Tamaki ... More >>

Winter Highways: Northland Drivers Urged To Take Care

Friday, 7 July 2023, 11:42 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

With heavy rain expected to hit the Northland region, Waka Kotahi is reminding drivers to be ready for winter weather if travelling in coming days. As we head into the second weekend of school holidays, more people are likely to be on the road so it’s ... More >>

Strong Wind Watch In Place For Auckland Harbour Bridge Tomorrow

Sunday, 2 July 2023, 8:07 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that amber and red alert levels have been issued for the Auckland Harbour Bridge tomorrow. The harbour bridge will remain in a 4x4 lane formation throughout the day (both morning and evening peak). ... More >>

SH1 Dome Valley to reopen at 7pm tonight

Sunday, 2 July 2023, 8:05 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that SH1 between Warkworth and Wellsford will reopen in both directions ahead of schedule, tonight at 7pm. Jacqui Hori-Hoult, Regional Manager Maintenance and Operations says that a huge effort from ... More >>

SH1 Dome Valley To Remain Closed Today While Sluicing Finishes And Clean Up Continues

Thursday, 29 June 2023, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 1 from Warkworth to Wellsford will remain closed today as sluicing continues, washing material off the top of the slip to break it up and prevent any further slips. While the sluicing has been effective, the slip is still active and ... More >>

SH1 Dome Valley To Open In Both Directions At Midday

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 11:12 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 1 (SH1) from Warkworth to Wellsford will open in both directions by midday today. The road has been closed this morning due to an overslip, which has been assessed and is now ... More >>

Scheduled Works On SH10 Near Awanui Next Week

Monday, 26 June 2023, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists of upcoming works on State Highway 10, near Awanui from Monday 3 to Friday 7 July from 8am to 6pm. Stop/go traffic management will be in place when shoulder closures and lane closures are required. ... More >>

The Wait Is Almost Over – Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi To Warkworth To Provide A Gateway To Northland

Friday, 16 June 2023, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The wait is nearly over for north Aucklanders, with Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway set to open to traffic in the coming days, following this morning’s ribbon cutting ceremony on the new road. The road has been delivered as a Public Private ... More >>

Green Light Given For Final Section Of Shared Path And Southern Motorway Upgrades

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 11:22 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency can now progress with Stage 1B2 of the SH1 Papakura to Drury project, with consenting approved under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act. This is the final stage of the project to be consented, covering ... More >>

Winter 2023 Otago And Southland: Simple Tips To Stay Safe

Friday, 2 June 2023, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

June marks the official start of winter and with it, winter driving conditions, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Snow is already affecting SH94 this week. If you are travelling into or out of Milford Sound/ Piopiotahi this weekend, chances ... More >>

A Positive Switch Even In The Most Difficult Terrain

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 1:21 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

An incident response team working in remote terrain and dealing with all kinds of call-outs including avalanche control, has gone electric - showing positive contributions to climate resilience can be made everywhere. The Milford Road Alliance is a partnership ... More >>

TRAFFIC BULLETIN: Auckland Harbour Bridge Closures Likely This Weekend With Wind Alerts In Place

Saturday, 20 May 2023, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

19 May Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that extended closures of the Auckland Harbour Harbour bridge are possible this weekend, with strong wind alerts forecast from 10am tomorrow (Saturday 20 May) through to 3am Sunday 21 May. ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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