The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 21 July 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
People using the Lewis Pass/ SH7 highway this morning and up till early afternoon will be encouraged to stop at Murchison and Culverden as the highway is closed due to a truck trailer hazardous goods fire near Boyle River.
A small pale pink flower blooming from cracks and crevices along Auckland’s Oakley Creek has caught the eye of botanists who believe they may be propagating a new, previously unidentified native species of geranium.
The NZ Transport Agency advises all South Island road travellers to check the Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and highway closures for highway updates before heading out today.