SH1 Blenheim to Kaikoura and SH75 at Akaroa closed


The NZ Transport Agency regrets to advise that State Highway 1 from Blenheim to Kaikoura is closed and an update on when the road will reopen is expected tomorrow morning. The road has been closed due flooding, minor slips and rockfalls.

Advance warning of the road closure are in place along SH1 at Blenheim and Kaikoura.

Also, State Highway 75 Akaroa from Little River to Barrys  Bay is closed, the Transport Agency will assess road conditions in the morning to determine when the road can be reopen.  Access for local residents and emergency services only is available.

The Transport Agency is encouraging drivers to take care this Easter/Anzac holidays, and where there are road conditions to keep up to date with the latest information via our 0800 4 HIGHWAYS Freephone number or visit our website to find out the latest on our highway conditions.

For more information for media please contact:

Glenda Dobbyn
Media Manager
NZ Transport Agency
M: 021 021 67217