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Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying roads where reviewing speed limits could make a big difference in preventing deaths and serious injuries, and where communities are calling for change.

Please use the drop-down filter below to select speed limit reviews by region.

Northland

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH10 Awanui to Taipa Rural corridor 17.4km 100km 80km 9
SH1 Moerewa to Kawakawa Rural corridor 2.8km 100km 80km 8
SH11 Puketona to Haruru Rural corridor 12.8km Variable from 70–100km Variable from 50–80km 16

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Auckland

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH1 Brigham Creek to Waimauku Corridor 7.8km Variable between 70–100km Variable from 50–80km 40
SH22 Drury to Pukekohe Corridor 12.9km Variable between 70–100km Variable between 60–80km 44
SH1 Wellsford to Warkworth Corridor 17.4km Variable between 70–100km Variable between 60–80km 57

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Bay of Plenty

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH30/SH33 Rotorua to Paengaroa          

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Canterbury

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH8 Burkes Pass Corridor 0.58km 80km 60km 0
SH8 Tekapo Township Corridor 2.57km Variable between 60–80km Variable from 50–80km 1

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Otago

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH1 Waihola Township     70km 60km  
SH88 Port Chalmers Township     50km 40km  
SH6 Luggate Township     70km 50km  

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Southland

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH6/SH94 Lumsden Township     Variable from 70–100km Variable from 50–80km  

* No. deaths and serious injuries.


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Northland and north Auckland speed reviews

Current limits: various from 50km/h to 100km/h
Length: various
Road type: rural and urban corridor

SH1 L Phillips Road to Pūhoi

Current limits: Various 70km/h to 100km/h
Proposed limit: Various 60km/h to 80km/h
Length: 15.9km
Road type: National Strategic (High Volume)

New permanent speed limit has been set and takes effect from 14 June 2021.

SH16 Kaukapakapa School

Current limit: 50km/h
Proposed limit: Variable – 40km/h at peak school traffic times
Length: 350m
Road type: Rural township

New permanent speed limit has been set and takes effect from 24 August 2020.

SH22 Drury to Paerata

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Proposed limit: Varied from 60–80km/h
Length: 11.5 km
Road type: Rural highway

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 30 June 2020.

SH16 Brigham Creek to Waimauku

Current limit: various 100km/h, 70km/h, 60km/h
Proposed limit: various 80km/h, 60km/h, 50km/h
Length: 10km
Road type: Primary collector

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 7 September 2020.