While the North Island continues to experience record volumes of rainfall, especially in areas such as Northland, Coromandel and the East Coast, the South Island has had ideal conditions for delivery of the annual Waka Kotahi summer state highway maintenance programme.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging anyone planning to travel over the Waitangi Day long weekend to check the latest information on road closures and restrictions before starting their journeys, allow plenty of extra time and expect delays in several regions.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says people should continue to defer any non-essential travel in North Island regions which remain affected by severe weather, with Metservice red or orange warnings for heavy rain remaining in place for Coromandel and parts of the Bay of Plenty region.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging people to avoid non-essential travel in several North Island regions, with Metservice red or orange warnings for heavy rain in place for Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, and parts of Bay of Plenty and Gisborne.
New Zealand’s road safety authorities are urging Kiwis to back the vision of an Aotearoa where deaths and serious injuries on our roads are not inevitable, and to support the changes being made to significantly reduce serious crashes and save lives.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging people to provide feedback on proposed changes to speed limits on over 500km of New Zealand’s state highway network, aimed at making the roads safer for everyone who uses them.
Public consultation opens today on an Interim State Highway Speed Management Plan being developed by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, aimed at making New Zealand’s highways safer for everyone who uses them
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to make use of its Holiday Journey Planner tool to plan ahead to avoid traffic delays and have more time to enjoy the fruits of their Labour (weekend) with safer, more enjoyable travel this long weekend.