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Hanmer Springs township, North Canterbury, road access restored, 12.40 pm


Driving access to Hanmer Springs, State Highway 7A, has been restored with manual traffic management (Stop/ Go) through the Tekoa Range currently, the site of a fire earlier today.

Travellers should factor in short delays this afternoon while the road is restricted to one lane on State Highway 7A. Thanks to everyone for taking care around road crews.

Check the Transport Agency’s traffic map(external link) for updates or the  tfc website(external link) or the South Island NZ Transport Agency facebook page(external link).