Skip to content

Access keys for nzta.govt.nz

  • h Home
  • m Menu
  • 0 Show list of access keys
  • 2 Skip to content
  • 3 Skip to top

Watch videos about the project on the NZ Transport Agency Youtube channel (external link) or you can view them here. You will need Flash Player to be able to watch the videos.

M2PP paving - January 2017

This month, we have the end in sight and it’s all about getting the road surface down. So here’s a spotlight on the paving on M2PP.

How to use the Peka Peka Partial Interchange when the M2PP Expressway opens - November 2016

As we get closer to the Expressway opening, it’s important that everyone knows gets to know how the interchanges will work and how to use them safely. So here’s an overview of how you’ll use the Peka Peka Partial Interchange once the Expressway opens.

top

The Peka Peka Interchange - November 2016

This month we have a chat with members of the team who’ve been building the Peka Peka Interchange, who share their journey and challenges so far.

top

Where to drive on the temporary SH1 northbound re route through Peka Peka - October 2016

A drive-through of the first part of a new SH1 route north of Waikanae and south of Te Horo. This shows the connection with the existing State Highway 1 heading north over a new bridge over the future Expressway route, driving through to the top of Peka Peka Road. The new route is temporary and will be in place from 19 October until the new Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway opens.

top

How to use the Poplar Avenue partial interchange when the M2PP Expressway opens - October 2016

As we get closer to the Expressway opening, it’s important that everyone knows gets to know how the interchanges will work and how to use them safely. So here’s an overview of how you’ll use the Poplar Avenue Partial Interchange once the Expressway opens.

Note: The Poplar Avenue Interchange won’t be operational until the Expressway opens, so in the meantime, please use local roads as you normally would, and take care around construction.

top 

The Poplar Avenue Interchange - October 2016

This month we touch base with members of the team who’ve been building the Poplar Avenue Interchange, who share their journey and challenges so far.

top

How to use Te Moana Road Interchange when the M2PP Expressway opens - September 2016

As we get closer to the Expressway opening, it’s important that everyone knows gets to know how the interchanges will work and how to use them safely. So here’s an overview of how you’ll use Te Moana Road Interchange once the Expressway opens.

top

Te Moana Road Interchange - September 2016

Te Moana Road Interchange is one of two full interchanges on the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Expressway. This month we touch base with members of the M2PP team who've been building this interchange to hear about the journey from their perspective.

top

How to use the Kāpiti Road Interchange when the M2PP Expressway opens - September 2016

As we get closer to the Expressway opening, it’s important that everyone knows gets to know how the interchanges will work and how to use them safely. So here’s an overview of how you’ll use the Kāpiti Road Interchange once the Expressway opens.

top

The Kāpiti Road Interchange - August 2016

The Kāpiti Road Interchange is one of two full interchanges on the Mackays to Peka Peka (M2PP) Expressway. This month we touch base with members of the M2PP team who've been building this interchange to hear about the journey from their perspective.

top

M2PP Planting, Ecology and Wetlands - June 2016

top

M2PP Flyover - June 2016

This month we took to the sky with a drone to capture the full length of the expressway and how it’s shaping up.

top

M2PP Archaeology - May 2016

This month we take a look at the archaeology that we’ve carried out on the project – we’ll tell you about what we’ve found, what we’re doing now, and what it means for the Kāpiti Coast.

top

M2PP Cycleway, Walkway, Bridleway and Footbridges - March 2016

This month we take a look at the 16km shared cycleway, walkway and bridleway that will sit alongside the expressway and deliver new connections and benefits to the wider community.

top

M2PP Raumati Straights Upgrade

This month we take a look how the Raumati Straights Upgrade will smooth out the bumpy section of the highway between Mackays Crossing and Raumati, to ensure a smoother, safer, seamless connection between the M2PP Expressway and Tranmission Gully.

 

top

MacKays to Peka Peka Expressway fly-through

This video presents a visual perspective of the MacKays to Peka Peka route.

top

Bridges - February 2015

Join the M2PP team onsite for a look behind the scenes at progress on their bridge structures. In total M2PP are building 17 new bridges in Kāpiti.

top

First sections of expressway paving underway - March 2015

Celebrate a major project milestone with us and find out what’s gone into getting the first sections of expressway paving underway.

top

DriveLive Kāpiti - April 2015

This month we catch up with the traffic management team to look at the science and smart technology behind DriveLive Kāpiti (external link) . An interactive site that shares real-time data and tells you exactly how long your journey will take you right now!

top

Otaihanga Bridge time lapse - May 2015

First Expressway Bridge beams go into place on wet and windy Kāpiti night!

top

Planting - May 2015

This month we catch up the people behind the planning, planting and maintaining of over 1 million new eco-sourced plants that are being added to the Kāpiti landscape.

top

Pre-cast concrete ballet - June 2015

This month we catch up with the prima ballerinas of construction, our precast concrete crew, who’ve been casting some of the biggest beams and cross heads in the country! Rest assured, for a production of this scale, you’ve got to have big muscles!

top

Earthworks - July 2015

This month we spent a day in the life of our local earthworks contractors Goodman’s – and see exactly what goes into moving over 3.5 million cubes of dirt!

top

Workforce development - August 2015

This month we look at training and development across the job, and meet some of the people taking advantage of the opportunities being created by the project.

top

Groundwater and stormwater - September 2015

So far this year, the Kāpiti Coast has had some of the driest and wettest weather on record so this month we take a look at how the expressway has been designed to handle storm and ground water.

top

Dynamic compaction - October 2015

This month we look at one of the types of ground improvements we use to keep our bridges safe in the event of an earthquake.

top

Top