Tasman and Nelson residents are being asked for their feedback on an emerging programme of work that looks at ways to improve transport issues in rapidly growing Richmond – Tasman district’s largest population centre and one of the fastest growing.
Picton is the latest town to join others in the upper South Island with no road access due to flooding and high river levels. A local state of emergency was this afternoon declared in Marlborough with people being evacuated from some areas.
People using SH1 south of Kaikōura currently and through to Friday, 23 July, face 30-minute closures between 9 am and 5 pm weekdays as a new piece of rockfall safety work is completed. Abseilers are removing loose rock south of the Parititahi Tunnels.