Work to repair damage from a large slip on State Highway 2 at Waioeka Gorge between Oponae and Wairata.
State Highway 2 through the Waioeka Gorge is now open 24 hours. Please take care when driving through, and respect the speed restrictions in place at the slip site.
Motorists are advised to always check the Journey Planner before planning a trip, as a temporary closure may unexpectedly occur.
Please use State Highway 35 if you’re travelling outside of these hours, and be aware this route will add significant time to your trip.
To stay up to date with the latest information, check the highway conditions before travelling or ring 0800 44 44 49.