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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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SH1 Glenavy / Waitaki Bridge

Current limits: 70km/h and 100km/h
Proposed limits: 60km/h and 80km/h
Length: 3.4km
Road type: Rural townships

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 18 September 2020.

SH1 Winchester

Current limit: 100km/h
Proposed limit: 50km/h
Length: 190m
Road type: Rural township

New permanent speed limit has been set and takes effect from 30 October 2020.

SH6 Blenheim to Nelson

Current limits: 40km/h (school zone) to 100km/h
Proposed limits: 40km/h (school zone) to 80km/h
Length: 110km
Road type: Rural highway

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 18 December 2020.

SH6 Luggate

Current limit: 70km/h
Proposed limit: 50km/h
Length: 400m SH6 northern approach into Luggate and 300m SH6 southern approach into Luggate
Road type: Highway

New permanent speed limit has been set and takes effect from 13 November 2020.

SH94 Lumsden

Current limit: 70km/h
Proposed limit: 50km/h
Length: 300m
Road type: Highway

New permanent speed limit has been set and takes effect from 16 October 2020.

SH1 Waikuku to Lineside Road

Current limit: Various
Proposed limit: Various
Length: 11.3km
Road type: Corridor

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 15 December 2020.

SH8 Tekapo and Burkes Pass

Current limit: Varied from 60–80km/h
Road type: Rural township

SH73 Yaldhurst area

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

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 4 December 2020.

SH33 Paengaroa

Current limit: 70km/h
Proposed limit: 60km/h
Length: 0.96km
Road type: Rural town

New permanent speed limit has been set and takes effect from 29 June 2020.