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

REGO AND RUC LABEL ERROR: There was a postage error with labels purchased on the 15 August 2022. Find out more

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

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

Serious crash South Canterbury, 15-20 km detour in place off SH1 all morning

|

A serious single truck crash has closed State Highway 1 in South Canterbury thismorning, between the Rangitata and Orari Rivers, north of Timaru, potentially until after lunch today.

The crash is near the intersection of Looker Road and the State Highway, just east of Belfield.

The detour route takes drivers southbound onto State Highway 79 Rangitata-Orari Bridge Highway, then back to Winchester-Geraldine Road, with the reverse detour for drivers heading north.

NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager Lee Wright thanked drivers for factoring in extra time for this journey this morning given the length of the detour route.

Traffic map

Ways to find out what is happening on the highway network:

Facebook NZ Transport Agency South Island(external link)

See the NZ Transport Agency's travel and traffic page here.(external link)

Call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS 0800 44 44 49

Twitter

https://twitter.com/NZTACWC(external link) (Canterbury/ West Coast(external link))

https://twitter.com/NZTAOS(external link) (Otago Southland twitter page(external link))

Tags