The NZ Transport Agency is warning parents and caregivers to be vigilant when purchasing child restraints online, as some restraints currently available do not meet approved safety standards and may not keep children safe in event of a crash.
The NZ Transport Agency has committed to undertake the next steps in the long term planning for a new transport corridor between Ōtaki and north of Levin, as well as to progress with safety improvements on the existing State Highway 1 as an immediate priority.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 11 October 2019. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency is keeping State Highway 7 closed at Omoto, between Greymouth and Stillwater, for the rest of today and overnight. The highway was closed around 7 pm last night (Wednesday) after significant movement from an historic slip which activated mid-August after a period of extensive rainfall. It has remained closed all day.