Les McKenzie is a West Coaster with a mission: to get as many of his former work mates and their families to Haast for the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Paringa to Haast section of the Haast highway next month - 6 to 8 November.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 16 October. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Queenstown drivers will notice a change in the road markings on the main state highway Frankton-Ladies Mile from Stalker Road down to the Shotover bridge, probably from this Saturday morning, 10 October.
The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 traffic travelling south through the Waikato will be detoured off the highway at Rangiriri from Sunday while contractors carry out work on the Waikato Expressway.