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Extra time needed for Kawarau Falls Bridge deck improvements

Updated: 17 Apr 2014 02:23pm

Essential deck repair work that started last month to improve the Kawarau Falls Bridge on State Highway 6 between Frankton and Kelvin Heights, is going to take about two weeks longer to complete than expected.

Traffic management in place this Easter/Anzac break on SH29 approach to Kaimai Range

Updated: 17 Apr 2014 12:00pm

Motorists travelling along State Highway 29 via the Kaimai Range towards Tauranga are advised that the road is reduced to two lanes at the base on the Hamilton side of the Kaimai Range and a speed restriction of 50 km/h is also in place this Easter/Anzac holiday.

Storm’s continued impact on Easter holiday driving

Updated: 17 Apr 2014 10:27am

Easter holidaymakers are being advised by the NZ Transport Agency to drive to the conditions and to take extreme care for safe travel in the wake of the storms that battered Auckland and Northland.

Start your holiday journey online this Easter

Updated: 16 Apr 2014 12:37pm

Heavy traffic is a certainty over the Easter break for motorists heading in and out of Wellington, and the Transport Agency is reminding motorists that a quick check online can save a lot of time and keep you and your family safe.

Plan for busy highways during long holiday break

Updated: 15 Apr 2014 04:12pm

Traffic will be heavy on state highways in Auckland and Northland during the Easter break and the NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays.

Expert panel on cycle safety gets to work

Updated: 15 Apr 2014 02:59pm

An expert panel on cycle safety has held its first set of discussions as it begins the process of developing recommendations for making New Zealand a safer place for cycling.

Plan ahead for safe travel over Easter break

Updated: 11 Apr 2014 10:28am

The NZ Transport Agency is advising Canterbury motorists to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays over the Easter break.

First NZ Tyre Awareness Week wants drivers to put their wheels to the test

Updated: 7 Apr 2014 08:19am

Getting more New Zealanders to check their tyres is the focus of New Zealand’s first ever Tyre Awareness Week from April 7-13.

Nine reasons for safer journeys between Napier and Gisborne

Updated: 4 Apr 2014 04:01pm

Nobody likes getting stuck behind a slow moving vehicle for a long time, and it can lead to unsafe and potentially fatal manoeuvres.

Northland drivers thanked for support during SH1 works

Updated: 4 Apr 2014 03:50pm

The NZ Transport Agency is thanking Northland drivers for their patience while maintenance work is underway to upgrade a section of State Highway 1 on the Brynderwyn hills.

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