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The NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying roads where reviewing speed limits could make a big difference in preventing deaths and serious injuries, and where communities are calling for change.

Please use the drop-down filter below to select speed limit reviews by region.

Northland

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH10 Awanui to Taipa Rural corridor 17.4km 100km 80km 9
SH1 Moerewa to Kawakawa Rural corridor 2.8km 100km 80km 8
SH11 Puketona to Haruru Rural corridor 12.8km Variable from 70–100km Variable from 50–80km 16

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Auckland

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH1 Brigham Creek to Waimauku Corridor 7.8km Variable between 70–100km Variable from 50–80km 40
SH22 Drury to Pukekohe Corridor 12.9km Variable between 70–100km Variable between 60–80km 44
SH1 Wellsford to Warkworth Corridor 17.4km Variable between 70–100km Variable between 60–80km 57

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Bay of Plenty

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH30/SH33 Rotorua to Paengaroa          

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Canterbury

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH8 Burkes Pass Corridor 0.58km 80km 60km 0
SH8 Tekapo Township Corridor 2.57km Variable between 60–80km Variable from 50–80km 1

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Otago

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH1 Waihola Township     70km 60km  
SH88 Port Chalmers Township     50km 40km  
SH6 Luggate Township     70km 50km  

* No. deaths and serious injuries.

Southland

Speed review location Road type Length Current limit Proposed limit Crash history*
(2009–2018)
SH6/SH94 Lumsden Township     Variable from 70–100km Variable from 50–80km  

* No. deaths and serious injuries.


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Hamilton City SH1, SH3 and SH26

Current limits: Various 60km/h to 100km/h
Proposed limits: Various 50km/h to 80km/h
Road type: Urban corridors

SH57 safety improvements

Current limits: Various 80km/h to 100km/h
Road type: Rural corridor

SH5 and SH30 Rotorua

Current limits: Various 50km/h to 100km/h
Road type: Rural and urban corridor

SH1 L Phillips Road (near SheepWorld) to Pūhoi

Current limits: Various 70km/h to 100km/h
Proposed limit: Various 60km/h to 80km/h
Length: 15.9km
Road type: National Strategic (High Volume)

SH16 Kaukapakapa School

Current limit: 50km/h
Proposed limit: Variable – 40km/h at peak school traffic times
Length: 350m
Road type: Rural township

A new variable speed limit has been set and will apply from 24 August 2020.

SH6 Hope to Wakefield

Current limits: 70km/h to 100km/h
Length: 10km
Road type: Rural highway

SH94 Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound speed consultation

Current limit: Varied from 80–100km/h
Proposed: Varied from 30–80km/h
Length: 17km
Road type: Rural highway

SH35 Gisborne to Te Puia Springs open roads: engagement

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Road type: Rural highway

SH35 Gisborne to Te Puia Springs townships: consultation

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Proposed limit: Varied from 60–80km/h
Road type: Rural highway

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 8 September 2020.

SH22 Drury to Paerata

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Proposed limit: Varied from 60–80km/h
Length: 11.5 km
Road type: Rural highway

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 30 June 2020.

SH16 Brigham Creek to Waimauku

Current limit: various 100km/h, 70km/h, 60km/h
Proposed limit: various 80km/h, 60km/h, 50km/h
Length: 10km
Road type: Primary collector

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 7 September 2020.

SH10 Awanui to Kaingaroa

Current limit: 100km/h
Proposed limit: 60-80km/h
Length: 10km
Road type: Rural corridor

SH1 Moerewa to Kawakawa

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Proposed limit: Varied from 50–80km/h
Length: 5.5km
Road type: Rural corridor

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 24 August 2020.

SH11 Puketona to Paihia

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Proposed limit: Varied from 60–80km/h
Length: 12km
Road type: Rural corridor

New permanent speed limits have been set and take effect from 24 August 2020.

SH1 Taupō Airport to Turangi

Current limit: Varied from 70–100km/h
Proposed limit: Varied from 60–100km/h
Length: 43km
Road type: Rural corridor and towns

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