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Location Event type Impact Comments Detour route Update received Next update Expected resolution
SH 1 Foxton to Sanson, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Other

Due to prior crash near the intersection with Soldiers road, there is a temporary speed restriction of 50km/h in place. Road users are advised to adhere to the lowered speed limit and take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Aug 2018 18:03

n/a 17 Aug 2018 18:06 Until further notice
SH 54 Feilding to SH1 Junction, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Drop out

Due to a drop out 4km north of Rewa there is a priority give way temporary traffic control with a speed restriction of 30km/h in place. Road users are advised to take extra care in the area.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Jul 2018 16:48

N/a 10 Aug 2018 09:35 Until further notice
SH 2 Wairoa to Gisborne, Hawkes Bay (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Other

Due to a new road layout on the Tahaenui River Bridge, the road is permanently down to one lane under priority give way with a 50km/h speed restriction in place. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 Apr 2018 19:20

N/A 17 Aug 2018 18:01 Until further notice
SH 58 Haywards Hill Road, Wellington (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Slip

Due to a slip there is a shoulder closure in place near the State Highway 2 Interchange. Road users are advised to take care travelling through this area.

Scheduled time:
Start: 08 Jul 2018 20:48

N/A 08 Aug 2018 05:33 Until further notice
SH 43 Hospital Hill Taumarunui, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Drop out

SH43 Hospital Hill the road is under traffic signal control. Road users are advised to stop on request and expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 06 Jun 2018 11:50

n/a 31 Jul 2018 12:37 Until further notice
SH 3 Ashhurst to Woodville (Manawatu Gorge), Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Road Closed
Slip

Due to a slip the road is closed between Ashhurst and Woodville.

Scheduled time:
Start: 04 Jul 2017 17:02

Pahiatua Track or Saddle Road. 10 Aug 2018 06:44 Until further notice
SH 2 Matawai to Rakauroa, Gisborne (map view) Area Warning Delays
Road Works

Seal widening - minor road works Stop/go traffic management in place

Scheduled time:
Start: 02 Jul 2018 09:00
End: 26 Jul 2018 00:00

N/a 02 Jul 2018 09:01 Until further notice
SH 2 Opotiki to Gisborne (Waioeka Gorge), both directions, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Area Warning Delays
Slip

Following a major slip in the Waioeka Gorge Stop/Go traffic signals are in place to ensure road user safety. The slip site is now OPEN at all times (24/7) and subject to ongoing safety assessments. Expect delays when travelling through the area. Be warned that poor weather may force the Gorge slip site to close as a precaution.

Scheduled time:
Start: 24 Jun 2018 15:45

N/A 22 Jul 2018 11:32 Until further notice
SH 11 Paihia to Kawakawa - Lemon's Hill, Northland (map view) Area Warning Delays
Slip

Following an earlier slip the highway is now open with a speed restriction in place, and will be reduced to one lane under stop/go traffic management at times when required, road users are advised to expect delays. No over dimensional vehicles are permitted through the area. Please follow directions of road crews on site.

Scheduled time:
Start: 13 Aug 2018 00:00
End: 31 Aug 2018 18:00

Detour is for overdimensional vehicles only. Detour Northbound: Left onto SH 1, Right onto SH 10, Right onto SH 11 Detour Southbound: West on SH 11 towards SH 10, Left onto SH 10, Left onto SH 1, Right at Kawakawa to continue south on SH 1 13 Aug 2018 08:46 31 Aug 2018 6:00pm
SH N/a Saddle Road, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to an uneven surface, the road is under a 30km/h temporary speed limit in multiple sections between Ashhurst and Woodville. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 09 Mar 2018 10:36

N/A 07 Jul 2018 14:35 Until further notice
SH 2 Pakipaki to Waipawa, Hawkes Bay, Hawkes Bay (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to safety upgrade works, there will be traffic control in place between Pakipaki and Waipawa until March 2019. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 11 Jul 2018 12:20
End: 31 Mar 2019 23:59

n/a 18 Aug 2018 11:12 31 Mar 2019 11:59pm
SH 2 Bay View to Wairoa, Hawkes Bay (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to safety upgrade works, there will be traffic control in place between Bay View and Wairoa until March 2019. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 11 Jul 2018 12:30
End: 31 Mar 2019 23:59

n/a 10 Aug 2018 09:44 31 Mar 2019 11:59pm
SH 35 Sponge Bay to Kaiti, Gisborne (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to cycle way construction between the intersections with Worsley Street and Oneroa Road, there is a speed restriction of 50km/h. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 26 Jul 2018 16:00
End: 30 Sep 2018 00:00

n/a 27 Jul 2018 10:29 Until further notice
SH 1 Tawa to Porirua, Wellington, Wellington (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to project works there is a 70km/h temporary speed restriction in both directions. For southbound traffic there is a temporary road layout in place and an uneven road surface . Road users are advised to adhere to the lowered speed limit and take care at all times.

Scheduled time:
Start: 13 Aug 2018 17:29

N/A 18 Aug 2018 03:21 Until further notice
SH 1 Paekakariki to Paraparaumu, Wellington (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to major works at Mackays Crossing road users should expect lane closures and an 80km/h speed restrictions in both directions until works are complete. Adhere to the lowered speed limits and take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 31 Jul 2018 00:02
End: 31 Aug 2018 00:00

N/a 17 Aug 2018 15:52 Until further notice
SH 4 Raetihi to Kakatahi, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Caution
Rock falls

The road is now open to two lanes with a 30km/h speed restriction in place. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 25 Feb 2018 20:15

N/a 10 Aug 2018 06:42 Until further notice
SH 12 Mamaranui, Northland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to road works in the area expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 23 Jul 2018 06:30
End: 31 Oct 2018 18:30

N/A 23 Jul 2018 09:30 31 Oct 2018 6:30pm
SH 1 Puhoi, Auckland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due To Road Works In The Area Expect Delays. Passing Lane Closed.

Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Oct 2017 00:00
End: 24 Oct 2018 00:00

N/A 12 Jan 2018 12:00 Until further notice
SH 15 Nukutawhiti, Northland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to a slip in the area the road is currently down to one lane with temporary traffic lights in place. Please expect delays

Scheduled time:
Start: 07 Aug 2018 00:00
End: 30 Sep 2018 18:00

N/A 07 Aug 2018 13:36 30 Sep 2018 6:00pm
SH 30 Rotoma to Rotoiti, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Delays
Services

Rotoma to Rotoiti Sewerage Scheme. Work starts 26 April for expected completion March 2019. Please drive with caution and expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 26 Apr 2018 08:00
End: 31 Mar 2019 12:07

N/A 26 Apr 2018 08:01 Until further notice
SH 50 Waiohiki, Hawkes Bay (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Due to works starting from Monday 15 January at the intersection of Links Road and Pakowhai Road, there will be temporary speed restrictions and a revised road layout will be in place while a new roundabout is being constructed. Road users are advised to expect minor delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 01 Aug 2018 10:13
End: 31 Oct 2018 17:00

N/A 01 Aug 2018 10:19 31 Oct 2018 5:00pm
SH 23 Waitetuna, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH23, Waitetuna, between Glen Tui Lane and Cogswell Road, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 07:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:34 Until further notice
SH 3 Melville, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH3, Melville (Ohaupo Road), between Normandy Avenue and Mahoe Street, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 06:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:36 Until further notice
SH 1 Hillcrest, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH1 (Cobham Drive and Cambridge Road), between Morrinsville Road and Howell Avenue, north-bound traffic will be reduced to one lane and speed restrictions will be in place overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 06:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:10 Until further notice
SH 23 Whatawhata, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH23, Whatawhata, between Store Road and Horotiu Road, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 07:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:31 Until further notice
SH 1 Hamilton to Cambridge, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Lane Closure And 70km/h Speed Restriction. This Will Be Installed Long Term Due To Ongoing Works For Hamilton Section Of The Waikato Expressway Construction.

Scheduled time:
Start: 01 Mar 2018 19:30
End: 30 Jun 2020 00:00

N/A 07 Mar 2018 07:49 30 Jun 2020 12:00am
SH 26 Newstead, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH26, Newstead, between Marshmeadow Road and Badger Close, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 07:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:21 Until further notice
SH 1b Newstead, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH1B, Newstead (Telephone Road), between Amber Lane and Holland Road, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 07:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:18 Until further notice
SH 2 Takitimu Dr, Waihi Rd to Elisabeth St, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

Storm damage repairs to the Takitimu Drive walkway. Traffic Management will involve the closure of the left lane between 9am and 4pm A 60kph Temporary Speed Limit will be in place. Please be aware of merging traffic through this site.

Scheduled time:
Start: 23 Jul 2018 09:00
End: 24 Aug 2018 17:00

N/A 23 Jul 2018 09:00 24 Aug 2018 4:00pm
SH 2 Te Puna to Katikati, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Stop/Go traffic management with 30kph temporary speed limit will be in place at various NIGHT WORK sites between Te Puna and Katikati from Sunday 19th to Wednesday 22nd. 7pm to 5am. Expect minor delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 20:00
End: 23 Aug 2018 05:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 12:57 22 Aug 2018 5:00am
SH 23 3km west of Hamilton, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH23 between Wallace Road and Robertson Road, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 07:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:29 Until further notice
SH 1b Taupiri, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH1B, Taupiri, between Wright Street and Te Putu Street, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 06:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:15 Until further notice
SH 1 Huntly, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH1, Huntly, between the Rayner Road overpass and Tainui Bridge Road, Stop/Go traffic management and speed restrictions will be in place. Take extra care and expect delays of up to 5 minutes overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 07:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:13 Until further notice
SH 1 Hampton Downs, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Due to the construction of Longswamp Waikato Expressway, 70km speed restrictions and new road layouts are in place. Please drive to the conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 06 Jun 2018 08:05
End: 30 Jun 2019 00:00

N/A 06 Jun 2018 08:08 Until further notice
SH 1 Mercer, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Pavement Repairs

Due to pavement repairs taking place on SH1, Mercer, between Oram Road and Pioneer Road, north-bound traffic will be reduced to one lane and speed restrictions will be in place overnight on Sunday 19 August from 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 20 Aug 2018 06:00

N/A 17 Aug 2018 16:07 Until further notice
SH 16 Wellsford, Auckland (map view) Road Work Caution
Other

Due to road works in the area expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 13 Aug 2018 00:00
End: 14 Sep 2018 18:00

N/A 13 Aug 2018 15:02 14 Sep 2018 6:00pm

South Island

Location Event type Impact Comments Detour route Update received Next update Expected resolution
SH 6 Murchison to Inangahua Junction (SH69) Dee Creek, West Coast (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Crash

Road is now open to one lane at Dee Hill, with traffic management in place.

Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Aug 2018 09:55

n/a 18 Aug 2018 14:46 Until further notice
SH N/a Route 70 - Inland Kaikoura Rd ( Waiau To Kaikoura), Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Delays
Road Works

Inland Route 70 is currently open at all times. Road users are advised to expect minor delays as there are multiple work sites along this section of road and to allow 3 hours travel time between Kaikoura and Christchurch.

Scheduled time:
Start: 28 Nov 2016 15:49

N/A 05 Aug 2018 10:41 Until further notice
SH 96 Wreys Bush to Dunearn, Southland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Other

Due to the road conditions being slippery just south of Wreys Bush, there is a temporary speed restriction of 50km/h. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 05 Jan 2018 11:28

N/A 23 Jul 2018 14:58 Until further notice
SH 1 Dunedin Central, Otago (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Road users should expect intermittent lane closures and a lowered speed limit while the cycle-way project is completed. Expect delays, adhere to the lowered speed limit and take care at all times.

Scheduled time:
Start: 16 Aug 2018 16:29

N/a 16 Aug 2018 16:35 Until further notice
SH 8 Lake Pukaki to Burkes Pass, Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to tree felling works between 8am and 5pm, there will be multiple stop/go sites through the area. Road users are advised to take extra care and to plan their journey accordingly.

Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Aug 2018 14:01
End: 24 Aug 2018 17:30

n/a 10 Aug 2018 14:03 Until further notice
SH 1 Ferniehurst to Peketa, Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Caution
Earthquake Damage

This road is now open 24/7, there are multiple roadwork sites through this section of road, under Stop/Go control and/or with traffic lights with speed restrictions in place. Road users are advised to expect delays and to plan ahead for their journeys. The road may close at short notice due to weather conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Mar 2018 22:45
End: 31 Aug 2018 00:00

N/a 14 Aug 2018 13:12 Until further notice
SH 1 Mangamaunu to Clarence, Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Caution
Earthquake Damage

This road is now open 24/7, there are multiple roadwork sites through this section of road, under Stop/Go control and/or with traffic lights with speed restrictions in place. Road users are advised to expect delays and to plan ahead for their journeys. Please note the road may close at short notice due to weather conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Mar 2018 23:22
End: 31 Aug 2018 00:00

N/a 13 Aug 2018 16:03 Until further notice
SH 60 Riwaka to Upper Takaka (Takaka Hill), Nelson/Marlborough (map view) Area Warning Caution
Slip

This road is now open to one lane under Stop/Go control and/or with traffic lights with speed restrictions in place. Road users are advised to expect delays travelling through this area.

Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Feb 2018 16:49

N/A 15 Aug 2018 07:15 Until further notice
SH 7A Hanmer Turnoff to Hanmer Springs, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Delays
Other

Southbound uphill passing lane closed to move northbound lane away from undermined shoulder. Major works to rebuild bank support required.

Scheduled time:
Start: 18 Jun 2018 00:00
End: 31 Aug 2018 18:00

No detour required 10 Aug 2018 08:19 31 Aug 2018 6:00pm
SH 1 Rangitata to Timaru, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

50km/h temporary speed restrictions are in place at the Barkers Level Rail Crossing just north of Winchester due to a flushed road surface. Permenant repairs will take place during summer, but motorists are advised drive with care especially in wet or frosty conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 01 Aug 2018 17:35
End: 31 Oct 2018 17:00

N/A 14 Aug 2018 04:05 31 Oct 2018 5:00pm
SH 1 Rakaia to Ashburton, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

50km/h temporary speed restrictions are in place at the Chertsey Level Rail Crossing due to a flushed road surface. Permenant repairs will take place during summer, but motorists are advised drive with care especially in wet or frosty conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 May 2018 15:05
End: 31 Oct 2018 17:00

N/A 10 Aug 2018 08:18 31 Oct 2018 5:00pm
SH 77 Methven to Darfield, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Bridge Repairs

Due to improvement works on the Rakaia Gorge Bridge from Monday 30th July, there will be a Stop/go in place Monday and Tuesday 31st from 7:30am to 5pm. Delays of up to 20 minutes are expected. On Wednesday 1st August the road will be open for 10 minutes on every hour and half hour between 8:30am and 5pm. There will be no works on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd. Road users are advised to plan their journeys accordingly, allowing extra time for travel.

Scheduled time:
Start: 04 Jul 2018 11:43
End: 24 Aug 2018 05:00

The alternative for anyone travelling from Christchurch to Mount Hutt is to go via SH1 to avoid delays in the gorge. 03 Aug 2018 13:42 24 Aug 2018 5:00am
SH 6 Havelock to Nelson, Nelson/Marlborough (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Due to on-going works on the Rai Saddle Alignment, road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 11 Jul 2018 10:45
End: 30 Nov 2018 17:00

n/a 15 Aug 2018 07:14 Until further notice

General Warnings

Location Description
South Island There are winter driving conditions in the South Island from now until the end of September. Road users should take extra care while travelling, as ice can make the road more hazardous especially in shaded areas and on bridge decks. If you are travelling on the Lindis Pass, Arthurs Pass, Porters Pass, Lewis Pass, Haast Pass, Milford Road or Rahu Saddle, it is recommended that you carry chains as these roads are prone to snow and ice throughout this time.