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NZTA warning customers to be on guard against email scam

Monday, 13 January 2020, 4:40 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is warning people to be on the lookout for a scam vehicle licence (rego) e-mail currently back in circulation. While the email appears to be a standard vehicle licensing (rego) renewal reminder, with the NZ Transport ... More >>

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closure SH6 Harihari to Whataroa

Saturday, 11 January 2020, 7:46 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Due to a heavy rain warning, SH6 Harihari to Whataroa will be CLOSED from 9pm tonight (Saturday 11 January) and is expected to reopen tomorrow morning at 7am (Sunday 12 January), subject to road inspections. More >>

Severe weather warning for South Island

Friday, 10 January 2020, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

With heavy rain & severe nor-west gales forecast for much of the South Island over the weekend, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to check weather and road conditions before travelling. More >>

The roadside hazards of being a stop/go operator

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 10:37 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

‘Stop/go operators are a common sight on the state highways in summer at emergency or planned road maintenance sites. The operators are on the roadside all day, in all weather, in their hi viz gear, directing the flow of traffic with their stop/go ... More >>

Contract awarded to improve transport options on SH20B

Monday, 23 December 2019, 11:16 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is pleased to announce it has awarded a contract for improvements in the State Highway 20B corridor to the airport, with construction to start in the New Year. The $70 million SH20B Early Improvements project will provide ... More >>

Progress on Auckland Harbour Bridge walking and cycling

Friday, 20 December 2019, 10:06 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work on the much-anticipated walking and cycling connection between Auckland’s Westhaven and the North Shore is progressing well, with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and SkyPath Trust reaching an agreement which will expedite the planning and ... More >>

Summer journeys: expect the unexpected, but do your planning

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reminding people travelling by road in the South Island/ Te Wai Pounamu this summer to expect the unexpected. More >>

Haast highway, SH6 final link – aiming for 9am 20/12/19

Monday, 16 December 2019, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Haast highway, SH6 final link reconnection – aiming for 9 am this Friday, 20 December reopening More >>

South Westland, SH6 update on anticipated full opening

Friday, 13 December 2019, 10:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that it is aiming to fully reopen State Highway 6 south of Hokitika to Makarora in Otago in time for Christmas. This includes the only section currently still closed, with the most slips and damage, ... More >>

Rangitata bridge, SH1 remaining closed overnight

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Canterbury The Rangitata River bridge, SH1, is remaining closed Tuesday night with the next update at 11 am Wednesday after extensive flooding from the Rangitata River at the weekend. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency teams are continuing to work closely ... More >>

Transport plans released for Drury

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Steps to improve future transport connections in Drury have progressed with a shortlist of potential routes being shared with property owners this week. All preferred options provide for frequent public transport, walking and cycling along with vehicle journeys ... More >>

Road linking Timaru and Ashburton reopening midday

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:41 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Road crews have worked long hours overnight to make progress on reopening a road link between Timaru and Ashburton. Timaru District, which manages Route 72, the Upper Rangitata River at the Arundel bridge, is reopening that road at midday today. • ... More >>

Haast highway, SH6, closed due to slip at Knights Point

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5:39 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A large slip with trees and soil covering the highway has closed the Haast highway, SH6, this afternoon. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency closed the highway between Haast and Fox Glacier after 3 pm. The slip, due to torrential rain in this area over a ... More >>

Wairau Valley bridge, SH63, remaining closed

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is keeping part of SH63 through the Wairau Valley and over The Wash bridge closed again overnight tonight (Thursday night) and also tomorrow, Friday, as floodwaters still cover parts of the highway. More >>

New lanes and cycleway to open along SH16

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is delighted to announce significant changes on State Highway 16 to improve traffic flow and safety, while also improving public transport and walking and cycling facilities. The changes include the widening of the motorway ... More >>

Slips and fallen trees close South Island highways

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

As the forecast heavy rain fell over the western and northern parts of the South Island overnight and today, a number of highways have closed with slips and fallen trees blocking access. Two places are likely to stay closed until 5 pm, both on State ... More >>

Sealing work north of Dunedin may cause delays

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:25 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency road crews will be sealing a number of sites on State Highway 1 north of Dunedin, and in North Otago at Herbert and Pukeuri on Thursday and Friday this week - 5, 6 December. More >>

Taipā Bridge is officially opened

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The people of Taipā in Northland are celebrating the official opening of their new bridge today. Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones led the celebrations with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. The new two-lane bridge has been open to ... More >>

Final stage of work on SH60 Takaka Hill underway

Monday, 2 December 2019, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A contract to complete the last five big repair sites on State Highway 60, Takaka Hill, significantly damaged by Cyclone Gita in 2018, has been awarded to construction company Downer by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Southbound lanes of Northern Motorway to close overnight

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:36 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are advised the southbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Silverdale and Oteha Valley Road will be closed overnight for maintenance and resurfacing for eight nights, starting Monday, 2 December. The southbound lanes will be closed ... More >>

   

 

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