CONTACT CENTRE WAIT TIMES: Our Contact Centre is currently experiencing significant wait times. View frequently asked questions

SCAM ALERTS: Report a phishing scam or learn about the latest phishing emails

ROAD USER CHARGES (RUC) DISCOUNT: Find out more about the temporary RUC reduction scheme

ONLINE SERVICES: We are currently experiencing issues with all our online services at the moment. We are working to resolve the services as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

COVID-19 SERVICES UPDATE: Information on Waka Kotahi services, extensions and more

ONLINE SERVICES: We currently have an issue with receiving some payments and are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.

EASTER WEEKEND – PLAN AHEAD: Heading away for the long weekend? Check our holiday journeys tool(external link)

SCAM ALERTS: Refund email and Vehicle licence (rego) renewal phishing emails

CONTACT CENTRE WAIT TIMES: Our Contact Centre is currently experiencing significant wait times. View frequently asked questions

CONTACT CENTRE PHONE LINES: Our Contact Centre phone lines are currently unavailable. View frequently asked questions

Crash closes SH1 at Clarence, north of Kaikōura, south of Kekerengu – 4pm update

|

A serious crash this afternoon involving a bus and a car is keeping SH1 at Clarence closed this afternoon into the evening.

The next update on the situation will be at 7pm tonight.

The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating.

The crash occurred after 1pm.

Electronic boards are advertising the closure at Blenheim, Waipara, Picton and north of Kaikōura. These will be updated once a single lane is restored later this evening.

People should anticipate a much slower journey along SH1 even after it reopens, advises Waka Kotahi, NZ Transport Agency.

Next update 7pm on Journey Planner(external link)

The other way to get between Blenheim and Christchurch

The alternative route between Blenheim and Christchurch is via SH63, the Wairau Valley and St Arnaud through to the Lewis Pass/Waipara (SH7).

Tags