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Local road information

Note: There are 109 bridges and culverts with restrictions 

Road Location Status Verified Comments Expected resolution Updated Maps/Photo
Kiore Road Arakihi Closed Verified Slips To be advised 17 Jul 2018
10:32 am
Arakihi Road Whole road Closed Verified Slips and drop-outs - total blockage point at 5km To be advised 17 Jul 2018
10:31 am
West Ho Road Arakihi Closed Verified Slips and dropouts - total blockage point Arakihi To be advised 17 Jul 2018
10:33 am
Tarewa Road 10km mark Closed Verified Blocked by a slip - access can be gained from both SH2 and Waingake ends To be advised 17 Jul 2018
10:33 am
Motu Road Whole road Closed Verified Confirmed with Opotiki District Council, their end is also closed To be advised 17 Jul 2018
10:34 am
Mangatokerau Road Whole road Closed Verified To be advised 17 Jul 2018
10:34 am
Tauwhareparae Road Mangamaunu Bridge Closed Verified Mangamaunu Bridge is closed all day today for maintenance work 20 Jul 2018
01:05 am
19 Jul 2018
09:08 am
Takapau Road Caution Verified Suitable for 4x4 only To be advised 22 Jun 2018
11:36 am
Mata Road (upper) Caution Verified Opening Friday night To be advised 28 Jun 2018
03:28 pm
Shanks Road Caution Verified Caution slips To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:46 pm
Tiniroto Road 30-36kms Caution Verified Bluffs now open to one lane, caution required between 30-36kms To be advised 15 Jun 2018
08:36 am
Ngakoroa Road Caution Verified Slip at 11km cleared, however may come down again. 4x4 only past 11km To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:21 pm
Wharekopae Road Between 30km and the end of road Caution Verified Caution required between 30km and end of the road To be advised 13 Jun 2018
04:13 pm
Christopher Road Caution Verified Slips To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:44 pm
Pehiri Road Caution Verified Suitable for 4x4 only To be advised 22 Jun 2018
11:38 am
Whakarau Road 20km mark Caution Verified Dropout at Hoggs Hollow (20km) which is only passable by 4x4 To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:32 pm
Bailie Road Whole road Caution Verified Only suitable for 4x4 due to surface To be advised 14 Jun 2018
02:17 pm
Utting Road Whole road Caution Verified Only suitable for 4x4 due to surface To be advised 14 Jun 2018
02:17 pm
Puia Street 10m in from Waipiro Rd Caution Not verified Tree down To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:51 pm
Oliver Road 1km up from Matawai Road Caution Not verified Roadside has slumped and is about to fall away into river To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:24 pm
Glenroy Road Caution Verified Caution advised due to silt on the road surface To be advised 13 Jun 2018
03:53 pm
Tuakau Road Caution Verified Open with caution to 4x4 only To be advised 15 Jun 2018
09:39 am
Horehore Road Caution Verified Caution due to silt on the road service To be advised 14 Jun 2018
08:16 am
Tarndale Road At the two and a half km mark Caution Not verified One lane has dropped out To be advised 14 Jun 2018
02:46 pm
Armstrong Road Where the Armstrong bridge is Caution Not verified Substantial drop out needing Engineer and retaining wall To be advised 14 Jun 2018
02:48 pm
Tutamoe Road Caution Verified Open with caution to 4x4 only To be advised 15 Jun 2018
08:32 am
Tuahu Road Caution Verified Open with caution to 4x4 only To be advised 15 Jun 2018
09:38 am
Huanui Road Caution Verified Open with caution to 4x4 only To be advised 15 Jun 2018
08:31 am
Matanui Road Caution Verified Open with caution to 4x4 only To be advised 15 Jun 2018
08:33 am
Kanakanaia Road Between RAPID number 364 and 500 Caution Not verified Tree down partially blocking road. Tree is on a blind corner though. To be advised 20 Jun 2018
03:22 pm
Tikapa Road Caution Verified 4x4 only due to reports of poor road condition To be advised 21 Jun 2018
10:29 am
Waiau Road At the 4 and a half km mark Caution Not verified Significant dropout To be advised 29 Jun 2018
02:59 pm
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