The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to take extra care on southern roads in particular Canterbury and the West Coast over the next three days. A winter storm is forecast over the South Island through to Sunday with heavy rain, strong winds and snow.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that the Constellation Drive northbound off ramp in Auckland will be closed tonight (Wednesday 5 August) for emergency works to repair a guardrail after a crash caused extensive damage.
The NZ Transport Agency starts five weeks of road repairs just south of Ohau Point, Kaikoura, from today (Monday, 3 August). Ohau Point is known for its seal colony and is about 25 km north of the township.