Updated - 24 May 2021: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded a $5 million contract to build a roundabout to increase safety and reduce crashes at the Elles Road/ State Highway 1 (SH1) intersection in south Invercargill, with work already underway.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is set to announce refined safety improvement concepts for key intersections on State Highway 3 between Waitara and Bell Block by August, subject to Waka Kotahi Board approval.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging New Zealanders to buy the safest and cleanest cars they can afford – those with high safety and environmental ratings - when making their next vehicle purchase.
Waka Kotahi and NZ Police are urging all New Zealanders to support safer speeds during Road Safety Week 2021, as New Zealand commits to a future for Aotearoa where no one is killed or seriously injured on our roads.
With earthworks on Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway rapidly reshaping the landscape at both ends of the 11.5km highway, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is holding a series of public information sessions around the region this month to update the community on the project.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be improving safety for pedestrians and other road users by installing pedestrian refuge islands in two Marlborough townships in coming months: Renwick, near Blenheim, and Rai Valley, closer to Nelson, both on SH6.
The beginning of construction on the Waipukurau to Waipawa Shared Path, a joint project between Waka Kotahi the NZ Transport Agency and Central Hawke’s Bay District Council, was marked with a blessing by hapu from Te Tapairu Marae and Mataweka Marae on Saturday (8 May).
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency would like to thank the public for their input into creating a safer roading network between L Phillips Road and Pūhoi, which will become an alternative route to SH1 once the new Ara Tūhono – Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway is completed.