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Area Warning: State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura between Mangamaunu To Waipapa Bay

Delays: Area Warning

State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura between Mangamaunu To Waipapa Bay

Road closure

Last updated
19 Apr 2018 6:47am

State Highway 1, north of Kaikoura, between Mangamaunu and Waipapa Bay is now open daily. 

  • Each day State Highway 1 between Mangamaunu and Clarence will be open from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm and closed overnight 
  • Road users are advised allow a minimum of 5.5 hours to travel between Picton and Christchurch on State Highway 1.  There are mutliple roadwork site, speed restrictions and sections of road that will be under Stop/Go operation.
  • When State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura is closed motorists travelling from Picton to Christchurch are advised to use the alternate route between Blenheim to Waipara via SH7, SH65, SH6, SH63. This route is open 24/7 and takes about 6.5 hours to travel.

For up to date SH1 route information visit the p2c page here: http://www.nzta.govt.nz/p2c

For a larger version of the Estimated Journey Times click here.

 

For a larger version of the Infoguide click here.