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To reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on New Zealand roads, Waka Kotahi will deliver proven and effective safety interventions to make our roads safer for all users.

These safety improvements are being delivered as part of Road to Zero, to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured on New Zealand's roads.

Current state highway projects

As at March 2021.

Region Project
Northland

SH1 Whangārei to Wellsford

Auckland

SH1 Dome Valley

SH16 Brigham Creek to Waimauku

SH22/SH1 Drury to Paerata

Waikato

SH1B Taupiri to Gordonton

SH23 Hamilton to Raglan*

SH23 Hamilton to Whatawhata

SH23 Waitetuna to Raglan

SH1 Cambridge to Piarere

H1 Tokoroa to Taupō

SH1/29 Intersection Improvements SSI

SH3/SH37 to Te Kūiti

SH3 Awakino to Mt Messenger

SH5 Mihi to Wairākei

SH5 Wairākei to SH38*

SH1 East Taupō Arterial

SH27 Mangawhero Stream Bridge

SH3 Ōhaupō to Te Awamutu

SH27/SH26 to SH24

SH1 Bombay to Hampton Downs

SH25 Waitakaruru to Kōpū

SH2 Mackaytown to Waikino

SH27–SH26 Tatuanui to Waharoa

SH29 Matamata–Piako Boundary to SH28

SH5 Webster Road to Waiohotu Road

SH5 Waiohotu Road to Ōtūroa Road

Bay of Plenty

SH2 Waihī to Ōmokoroa

SH2 Ōmokoroa to Te Puna

SH33 Te Ngae Junction to Paengaroa

SH2 Wainui Road to Ōpōtiki

H30 Te Teko to Awakeri

SH5 Tārukenga to Ngongotahā

SH34/SH30 to Kawerau

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

H3 New Plymouth to Hāwera*

Manawatū–Whanganui

SH1 Ōtaki to north of Levin

SH57/SH1 to Shannon

Wellington

SH58 Pāuatahanui to Upper Hutt

SH2 Masterton to Carterton*

Marlborough

SH6 Blenheim to Nelson

Canterbury

SH7 Waipara to Waikari

SH1 North Canterbury (Ashley to Belfast)

  • Saltwater Creek to William Street
  • SH71 (Lineside Road) to Tram Road
  • William Street to SH 71 (Lineside Road)

Woodend Corridor safety improvements*

SH74 Marshland to Burwood

SH1 Rākaia to Ashburton

Otago–Southland

SH1S Bluff Highway/Elles Road

SH1 Mosgiel to Balclutha*

SH1 Ōamaru to Dunedin*

Ōamaru to Dunedin – Herbert to Hampden

SH1 Dunedin to Mosgiel*

*Investigation and/or business cases have been undertaken, and work is underway to try to get funding for some safety interventions.