Updated: 1 Aug 2014 04:09pm
A new $3.5million roundabout is set to improve safety and ease traffic congestion on a popular holiday route in the Hauraki district.
Updated: 1 Aug 2014 03:44pm
The NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to keep an eye on the weather and take extra care travelling this weekend, with extreme winds, rain and snow expected in several parts of the country.
Updated: 31 Jul 2014 02:57pm
State Highway 6, from Haast township to Makarora, has re-opened after it was closed by a slip at Clarke Bluff, 10km north of the Gates of Haast, late yesterday.
Updated: 31 Jul 2014 12:04pm
The site of a historic Maori village in the Bay of Plenty has been commemorated with a six-metre high carving and palisade fencing.
Updated: 31 Jul 2014 11:23am
The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming news that Parliament has voted to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 80 to 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood for drivers aged 20 and over.
Updated: 31 Jul 2014 08:02am
State Highway 6, from Haast township to Makarora, remains closed this morning after torrential rain in the area brought down a slip at Clarke Bluff late yesterday.
Updated: 30 Jul 2014 12:14pm
The NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists travelling on Canterbury’s alpine passes and throughout the West Coast to take extreme care during the next 24 hours with a strong wind and heavy rain warning in place.
Updated: 29 Jul 2014 01:58pm
Lyttelton Tunnel will next month celebrate its 50th birthday, the opening of the new tunnel control building and national recognition for its engineering heritage with a community event that will include the rare opportunity to walk through the tunnel.
Updated: 29 Jul 2014 01:26pm
Initial work will begin over the next few months on the Transmission Gully motorway north of Wellington. This follows today’s announcement by the NZ Transport Agency that the contract has been signed for this project to be delivered as New Zealand’s first Public Private Partnership (PPP) for a state highway.
Updated: 29 Jul 2014 10:57am
State Highway 6, from Greymouth to Punakaiki, has been reduced to single-lane traffic for the remainder of today (29 July) after a debris fall at Twelve Mile this morning.