Short-list for Manawatu Gorge ...

12 October 2017

The NZ Transport Agency has released a short-list of four potential options for a new state highway route to connect the Manawatu, Hawke’s Bay and northern Wairarapa.

Manawatu Gorge options release...

26 September 2017

The NZ Transport Agency has released a long list of options for a long-term resilient solution for the Manawatu Gorge route.

Safety MAN road safety truck h...

11 August 2017

The Safety MAN road safety truck – a mobile way to help reduce truck crashes and rollovers on the alternative Picton to Christchurch route – was launched this week.

Weekly update No. 4: Manawatū ...

11 August 2017

This weekly update 11 August 2017, is produced by the NZ Transport Agency to provide the latest information about the impact of the Manawatū Gorge closure since slips caused damage on 24 April 2017.

State Highway 2 Waimana Gorge ...

10 August 2017

The sections of State Highway 2 Waimana Gorge and Waioeka Gorge closed after slips are expected to open tonight. The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to delay their travel o...

SH2 Matata has one lane open

21 July 2017

The NZ Transport says State Highway 2 near Matata now has one lane open but people should continue to expect delays.

SH1 Desert Road to close while...

18 July 2017

State Highway 1 Desert Road will close for two short periods on Wednesday morning while urgent safety work is carried out.

Winter Storm Update 3 – Central Plateau

14 July 2017

The NZ Transport Agency is asking people to continue to avoid all non-essential travel across the central North Island. Currently the only north to south routes that are open be...

Check before travelling as hea...

12 July 2017

The NZ Transport Agency is advising all people wanting to travel through the Central Plateau to check the Traffic and Travel website before leaving. Freezing temperatures and he...

Progress being made on SH2 Wai...

12 July 2017

More than half of the debris from the 5500m3 slip on State Highway 2 at the Waioeka Gorge has now been cleared, but the site remains active and more work is needed to get the road ...