State Highway 1 is closed south of Kaikoura between Peketa and Goose Bay due to the wet weather and rockfalls in several places. Drivers wanting to head to or from Kaikoura should use the Inland Road (Route 70) via Waiau. The aim is to reopen to daytime traffic on Thursday however, we will update mid this afternoon. The normal open hours for the highway are 6 am to 8 pm daily.
Rockfall on State Highway 1, between Peketa and Goose Bay, with recent wet weather.
Ways to find out what is happening on the highway network:
Call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS 0800 44 44 49