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Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project

The new transport corridor is indicative only and subject to change following more detailed investigation and design work. For more information, contact the project team on

Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway mapView larger image [PDF, 11 MB]

Route map

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New roading corridor – November 2018


New roading corridor – July 2018

Map of replacement route. View larger image [JPG, 5.1 MB]


Road alignment (Woodlands Road)

Map showing road realignment. View larger image [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Consultation phase

Short list options

Map showing short list of alternative route options.

Long list options

Map showing long list of alternative route options.

Detour map

Map showing location of slips which closed State Highway 3 along the Manawatū Gorge on 24 April 2017.