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Opening hours through Haast Pass extended

Updated: 21 Aug 2014 03:03pm

The NZ Transport Agency is extending the opening hours of State Highway 6 through Haast Pass, from Makarora to Haast township, from this Monday (25 August).

New stock effluent facility to protect drivers and the environment

Updated: 21 Aug 2014 01:48pm

A new facility to help prevent stock effluent leaking onto our roads and waterways will provide long-awaited benefits for motorists and the King Country’s farming industry, as well as improving road safety and protecting the environment.

Second rockfall fence being installed at Diana Falls

Updated: 20 Aug 2014 01:51pm

Posts for the second rockfall barrier fence across the Diana Falls slip face on State Highway 6, between Makarora and Haast township, have begun to be installed this week.

SH1 Desert Road re-opened after successful removal of crashed truck

Updated: 19 Aug 2014 05:09pm

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that SH1 through the Desert Road has re-opened to traffic following a four-hour closure from 1pm to 5pm today to allow for the safe recovery and removal of a truck which was involved in a crash on the road this morning. 

SH1 Desert Road to be closed for removal of crashed truck

Updated: 19 Aug 2014 12:23pm

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that SH1 through the Desert Road will be closed to all traffic for up to five hours from 1pm today to allow for the safe recovery and removal of a truck which was involved in a crash on the road this morning.

Partnership cements future of Route K

Updated: 18 Aug 2014 01:53pm

A partnership between the NZ Transport Agency and Tauranga City Council (TCC) will see the Route K debt removed from the city’s books when the road transfers to the Transport Agency.

Wind warning for sections of Auckland’s motorways

Updated: 14 Aug 2014 03:48pm

The NZ Transport Agency is advising all road users care is needed crossing the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Southwestern Motorway’s Mangere Bridge spanning Manukau Harbour because of strong winds.

Rare mudfish returning home

Updated: 12 Aug 2014 02:36pm

The NZ Transport Agency is putting the finishing touches on a new home for a colony of rare black mudfish discovered in the Waikato.

Waterview’s aerial extension reaches over Northwestern

Updated: 12 Aug 2014 01:28pm

Construction of the Waterview Connection’s motorway-to-motorway interchange now extends over one of Auckland’s busiest sections of highway and the NZ Transport Agency advisers drivers of some night time disruption to complete the work safely.

Vehicle restrictions on Canterbury’s alpine highways

Updated: 12 Aug 2014 10:41am

Snow has fallen on Canterbury’s alpine highways overnight prompting a warning from the NZ Transport Agency for motorists to take extreme care on Canterbury roads.

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