Current detours in place for high productivity motor vehicles and permit holders are listed below.

North Island

  • Northland
    Addendum Applicable dates Issue date Valid to (and not after):

    A detour has been established via SH12 and SH14 for all High Productivity Motor Vehicles (HPMV) during the closure of State Highway (SH) 1 Brynderwyn. HPMV’s are temporarily permitted to travel on SH12 between SH1 Brynderwyn and Dargaville, and SH14 between Dargaville and Whangārei.

    Detour details for HPMV permit holders [PDF, 205 KB]

    25 February 2024 onward 31 January 2024 Until further notice
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  • Hawke's Bay
    Addendum Applicable dates Issue date Valid to (and not after):

    Due to maintenance work on the expressway, SH2 will be closed in both directions between Links Road, Hastings and Omahu Road, Hastings with the traffic being detoured via local authority roads. HPMVs must detour via Maraekakaho Road and Pakowhai Road.

    Detour details for HPMV permit holders [PDF, 358 KB]

    Mon 19 to Fri 23 February 2024, and Sunday 25 February 2024 13 February 2024 25 February 2024

    Due to the Triathlon World Cup event in Napier, SH50 will be closed in both directions between Coote Road and Bridge Street.

    All HPMV permit holders [PDF, 504 KB] 

    24 February 2024 (12pm-7pm) and 25
    February 2024 (7am-2pm)

    9 January 2024

    25
    February 2024

    Sections of State Highway 2 between Watchman Road and the SH2/Maraekakaho roundabout in the Hawkes Bay will be closed in both directions on every second Sunday.

    All HPMV permit holders [PDF, 1.1 MB]

    Every second Sunday until December 2024 - (6pm Sunday to 6am Monday)

    11 December 2023

    December 2024

    SH2 Waikare Bailey Bridge between Napier and Wairoa

    All HPMV and Overweight Permit Holders [PDF, 52 KB]

    10 May 2023 10 May 2023 Until further notice

    SH38 Frasertown Bridge Wairoa - speed restriction for all HPMV and OW vehicles. The SH38 Frasertown Bridge at RS 179/8.91, north of Wairoa, is currently undergoing bridge monitoring works and requires all traffic to reduce their speed when crossing the bridge.

    Speed restriction details for all HPMV and Overweight vehicles [PDF, 316 KB]

    12 September 2022

    12 September 2022

    No end date
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  • Taranaki
    Addendum Applicable dates Issue date Valid to (and not after):

    Detour route during the proposed road closure of SH3A (Rimu Street), Moa Street, Rata Street and a section on Carrington Street, Inglewood.

    Detour details for HPMV permits [PDF, 220 KB]

    28 January to 2 February 2024 (7pm to 7am) 24 January 2024 2 February 2024

    Detour route during the closure of Main Tukapa Street, Westown between Maratahu Street and Dartmoor Avenue, New Plymouth.

    Detour details for HPMV permits [PDF, 222 KB]

    14 January (6am) to 2 February 2024 (6am) 11 January 2023 2 February 2024

    Detour route during the closure of Main North Road (SH3), between Nelson Street and Bayly Street, Waitara.

    Detour details for HPMV permits [PDF, 222 KB]

    11 December 2023 (6am) to 10 February 2024 (11.59pm)

    28 November 2023 10 February 2024

    Detour route during the proposed road closure of McLean Street between Nelson St and W Quay, Waitara

    Detour details for HPMV permits [PDF, 169 KB]

    30 November 2023 - 1 December 2023 (12pm to 7am)

    4 December to 5 December 2023 (6pm to 6am)

    22 February 2023 (10am - 6pm)

    28 November 2023 22 February 2023
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  • Wellington
    Addendum Applicable dates Issue date Valid to (and not after):

    Operators with a 2021 permit for transporter with a gross mass of 100T or more, or a mobile crane with a gross mass of 40T or more must apply for a new permit to be able to travel on the Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway, north of Wellington, once it opens.

    Overweight permit holders [PDF, 227 KB]

    Once the PP2O Expressway opens 20 Dec 2022 Ongoing validity

    The new Transmission Gully SH1 is set to open at the end of March 2022 and this will affect permit holders. Bridges along SH59 (between Linden and Mackays Crossing) are being renumbered.

    Overweight, HPMV and 50MAX permit holders [PDF, 428 KB]

    Effective Mar 2022 28 Mar 2022 Ongoing validity

    Covers proposed renumbering of SH1N between Linden and MacKays Crossing. This section will be renamed as SH59, as part of a wider project to prepare the state highway network and road users for changes to the network when the new Transmission Gully motorway opens.

    Overweight, HPMV and 50MAX permit holders [PDF, 292 KB]

    Effective 7 Dec 2021 3 Dec 2021 Ongoing validity
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South Island

  • Tasman
    Addendum Applicable dates Issue date Valid to (and not after):

    This is issued to High Productivity Motor Vehicle (HPMV) Permit Holders to cover the detour route during closure of SH6 Rocks Road, Nelson from 25 August 2022 until the road is fully re-opened.

    HPMV permit holders [PDF, 183 KB]

      25 August 2022 Until the road is fully re-opened

    Covers any existing overweight continuous or area permit allowing access across SH65 BSN 395 Rappahannock Bridge.

    Overweight permit holders [PDF, 123 KB]

      22 September 2021 Ongoing validity
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