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Opening hours extended through Haast Pass


With the start of daylight saving this Sunday (September 28), the opening hours at the Diana Falls slip site on State Highway 6, between Haast Township and Makarora, will be extended by one hour to 7pm.

From Sunday, SH6 through Haast Pass will be open from 8am to 7pm.

Traffic will be released at the remote road blocks at Haast township and Makarora at 7.30am; the highway being closed each day at 6pm at Haast township and 6.30pm at Makarora.

Night-time closures, from 7pm to 8am, will remain until the slip protection works are completed. This is expected to be later next month.

For more information please contact:

Jan McCarthy
Media Manager - Christchurch

T: 03 964 2885
M: 021 427 442