Construction phasing – How Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway will be built
20 November 2020
Te Ahu a Turanga Jobs & Training Day
4 October 2020
What a fantastic day! We were absolutely thrilled with the amazing turnout in Dannevirke and Ashhurst for Sunday’s Jobs and Training Open Day for the Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project. This short video features some of the many hundreds in attendance, discussing their wish to join the team on one of New Zealand’s most important and exciting projects.
Before you construct a road you need to know what you’re building it on. The ground investigations programme for Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway is almost complete, ahead of main works due to begin in January 2021. Watch this short video to learn more about this vital work.
Preliminary concept design animated flythrough
This animated video shows the indicative route of the Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway. The preliminary concept design is subject to further design development and Resource Management Act (RMA) planning processes.
Stream testing is now underway for Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway.
NZ native bat survey
NZ native bat surveying footage for Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway.
Geophysical investigations for Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway.
Geotechnical investigations are now underway for Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway. This video also contains a project timeline.
23 July 2017 slip
Aerial footage of slips which closed State Highway 3 along the Manawatū Gorge on 24 April 2017.
Kerry's Wall slip, Anzac Slip and other sites - July 2017
Aerial footage of slips in the Manawatū Gorge.
Anzac slip - April 2017
Anzac slip is located towards the Woodville end of the Manawatū Gorge.
Kerry's Wall slip – April 2017
Kerry's Wall slip is located towards the Ashhurst end of the Manawatū Gorge.