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Closure between Greymouth and Stillwater, SH7 extended

Monday, 7 October 2019, 3:42 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who usually travel between Greymouth and Stillwater on SH7 will need to keep using the detour on the north side of the Grey River via Taylorville until further notice. More >>

Parents warned about unsafe child restraints online

Friday, 4 October 2019, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is warning parents and caregivers to be vigilant when purchasing child restraints online, as some restraints currently available do not meet approved safety standards and may not keep children safe in event of a crash. More >>

Omoto SH7 entrance to Greymouth staying closed overnight

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is keeping State Highway 7 closed at Omoto, between Greymouth and Stillwater, for the rest of today and overnight. The highway was closed around 7 pm last night (Wednesday) after significant movement from an historic slip which ... More >>

SH1 Auckland north-bound lanes overnight closures

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland motorists are advised that north-bound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed for maintenance on Tuesday night, 8 October. The north-bound lanes will be closed between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale from 10pm until 5am, says ... More >>

Omoto slip near Greymouth, SH7, closes section of highway

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:17 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

An historically active slip between Greymouth and Stillwater at Omoto, which moved after weeks of wet weather in mid-August, has moved another 300 mm from 8 am today - Wednesday, 2 October. As a result, the Transport Agency has closed this section ... More >>

Speed review consultation starts Monday South Canterbury

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 9:52 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying state highways where lower speed limits could make a big difference in preventing deaths and serious injuries, and where communities are calling for change. South Canterbury/ North Otago has two communities ... More >>

Construction of Waipapa Roundabout is under way

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:03 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work has started on a new roundabout and corridor improvements on SH10 at Waipapa to improve safety and support economic growth in the busy Northland town. More >>

Aoraki/Mt Cook marathon Saturday: fast runners, slow drivers

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:29 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

While the marathon runners might be trying to break records, people in cars travelling to or from Aoraki/ Mt Cook this Saturday (5 October) need to take it slower than usual around marathon competitors and their support crews. Drivers should expect ... More >>

Barrier move on Brynderwyns under stop/go traffic control

Monday, 30 September 2019, 9:47 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be temporary stop/go traffic control this morning on SH1 on the south side of the Brynderwyns Hills. Last week work began to repair a failed retaining wall on the northbound side of the road. Traffic was reduced ... More >>

State Highway 32 Western Bay Road opens to all traffic

Friday, 27 September 2019, 2:21 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Both lanes on SH32 Western Bay Road is now open to all traffic following the closure of one lane due to a minor slip that occurred earlier in the month. The contractor has done a fantastic job to complete the repair work and safely reopen the lane in ... More >>

Half-hour delays late morning SH6, Nevis Bluff

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 3:02 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who drive between Cromwell and Queenstown should factor in some half-hour long, late morning delays at the Nevis Bluff starting Thursday this week. More >>

Delays at SH6, Nevis Bluff for rock blasting

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Half-hour delays late morning SH6, Nevis Bluff, for rock blasting – Thursday this week and two days next week More >>

SH1 north of Wellsford closed by crash. Expect delays

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 8:38 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that a serious crash has closed State Highway 1 in the Topuni area, between Kaiwaka and Te Hana, north of Wellsford. More >>

Road renewals on Southland highways underway

Monday, 23 September 2019, 9:25 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

With spring bringing warmer weather, alongside comes the beginning of renewal works on Southland state highways by Highways South, for the NZ Transport Agency. These works include road reconstructions involving several layers of roading material and ... More >>

Central Otago highway works season getting closer

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

It may still feel like winter, a very mild one so far, but Aspiring Highways on behalf of the NZ Transport Agency has planning well underway for the spring and summer road works season. More >>

Traffic Bulletin: Kaikōura Hop gets underway

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People travelling between Picton and Christchurch via SH1 will strike more traffic from Wednesday through this weekend as people travel to Kaikōura for the annual Hop car enthusiasts’ event. More >>

Rumours of heavy traffic in Otago this weekend

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:04 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Fleetwood Mac fans may be going their own way but all will be keen to have a trouble-free journey to Dunedin and home again. Fleetwood Mac’s South Island concert is on Saturday night, 21 September at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium. More >>

Motorway travel times returning to normal after truck crash

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that travel times on the Northern Motorway to the city are returning to normal after a truck crash earlier this morning closed most south-bound lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge. All lanes reopened at 7:20am ... More >>

Motorists advised to delay travel due to congestion on SH1

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:18 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that motorists delay non-essential travel to the city on the Northern Motorway until after the morning peak. Commuters are advised to use Northern Express buses as an alternative. A truck crash and fire at the base ... More >>

South-bound lanes reopen on Harbour Bridge, but expect delay

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:14 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that all south-bound lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge have reopened after a truck crashed and blocked most lanes earlier this morning. There is a 70 kph speed limit in lanes one and two because of diesel residue on the ... More >>

   

 

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