The NZ Transport Agency is urging all drivers to take extreme care as its road maintenance crews continue to work with emergency services and local authorities to clear storm damage from state highways and roads in Auckland and Northland.
Surface flooding and slips on many state highways and roads in the northern Auckland region and Northland continue to make driving hazardous and the NZ Transport Agency advises people that they should only travel if absolutely necessary.
A number of slips have affected SH25 around the Coromandel Peninsula following cyclone Wilma, which swept through the area on Friday and Saturday. NZTA contractors have been clearing widespread small slips and debris from the road but at least one large slip at Raumanga Bay continues to block the highway along the Thames Coast Road.
The NZ Transport Agency publishes spreadsheets every six months outlining the business expenses incurred by the Chief Executive, as well as any gifts or hospitality given or received over the value of $100.
Tomorrow marks the start of New Zealand's biggest celebration of two-wheeled, people-powered transport - Bike Wise Month. Kiwis of all ages are being encouraged to give cycling a go and head along to one of the many events being held around the country during February.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 8pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 4 February.
The NZ Transport Agency says it is still wants to hear the views of people and community groups about the indicative route for the Pūhoi to Wellsford road of national significance before this Friday's deadline [28 January] for public feedback on the proposed route.
Drivers are being urged to take the time to plan ahead for a safe trip ahead of this weekend's Auckland Anniversary holiday - one of the busiest times of the year on roads in the Auckland and Northland regions.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is set to begin investigating options to improve State Highway 1 (SH1) from Ōtaki north to north of Levin. This section of SH1 is part of the Wellington Northern Corridor road of national significance.