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The Safe Network Programme was announced in late 2018 and over the next three years it will be committed to making New Zealand’s roads safe, across priority regions.

The $1.3–1.5 billion investment will be spread across the country, focusing on high risk state highways and local roads.

National map

Safe Network Programme – national map

Download the national map [PDF, 131 KB]

Regional maps

Auckland and Northland

Map showing Auckland and Northland projectsView larger image [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Waikato and Bay of Plenty

Map showing Waikato projects. View larger image [PDF, 3.7 MB]

Current state highway projects

As at 16 May 2019.

Northland SH1 Whāngārei to Wellsford
Auckland SH1 Dome Valley
SH16 Brigham Creek to Waimauku
Waikato SH2 Pokeno to Mangatarata
SH1B Taupiri to Gordonton
SH23 Hamilton to Whatawhata
SH27 Tatuanui
SH23 Waitetuna to Raglan
SH1 Cambridge to Piarere
SH3/SH37 to Te Kuiti
SH3 Awakino to Mt Messenger
SH1 Piarere to Taupō
SH5 Mihi to Wairakei
SH1 East Taupō Arterial
SH27 Mangawhero Stream Bridge
SH29 Piarere to Tauriko
Bay of Plenty SH2 Waihi to Omokoroa
SH2 Omokoroa to Te Puna
SH33 Te Ngae Junction to Paengaroa
SH2 Wainui Road to Ōpōtiki
Hawke’s Bay SH2 Wairoa to Bay View
SH2 Pakipaki to Waipukurau
SH2B/SH50/SH50A Hawke’s Bay Expressway
Taranaki SH3 Waitara to Bell Block
Manawatū–Whanganui SH1 Ōtaki to north of Levin
SH57/SH1 to Shannon
Wellington SH58 Pauatahanui to Upper Hutt
SH2 Masterton to Carterton
Canterbury SH7 Waipara to Waikari
SH1 Ashley to Belfast
Woodend Corridor safety improvements
SH74 Marshland to Burwood
SH1 Rakaia to Ashburton
Otago–Southland SH1 Intersection improvements
SH88 Dunedin to Port Chalmers

Important information about the crash data in the maps and infographics

  • This data is provided from the road traffic crash database: Crash Analysis System (CAS).
  • Data is limited to police reported crashes on state highways for the years 2012 to 2017 as recorded in CAS to December 2018.
  • Due to the police reporting time frame and subsequent data processing there is a lag from the time of a crash to full and correct crash records within CAS.
  • Due to the nature of non-fatal crashes it is believed that these are under-reported, with the level of under-reporting decreasing with the severity of the crash.
  • ‘SH crashes’ is the number of crashes of all crash severities on state highways in the region.
  • ‘SH deaths’ is the number of deaths on state highways in the region.
  • ‘SH serious injuries’ is the number of serious injuries on state highways in the region.