Road Closures

State Highway 5 - Tumunui Road works

From Monday 15 August 2016 work will start to repair the cracking in State Highway 5 near Tumunui.

The repairs are expected to take approximately six weeks and will involve digging out the damaged section, constructing new embankments and reinstating the road.

During construction the road will be one lane only and will have Stop/Go traffic control in place during in the day and traffic lights at night.

**Important note** - To reduce strain on the road, overweight vehicles (those with loads beyond standard legal limits) excluding 50MAX or HPMV, will not be permitted to drive through the area from Monday 15 August for approximately six weeks.

The alternate route for non-permitted vehicles is via State Highway 30 and State Highway 1.

For more information read the Frequently Asked Questions or contact New Zealand Transport Agency on 0800 444 449 or at



Temporary road closures 

Queens Dr.

​Road: Queens Drive - On south side of the road only from archway to Hatupatu Dr (One direction only)

Date: Saturday 1st October 2016
Time: 10am to 4pm


Road: Hamurana Rd - From corner of SH 33 to Te Waerenga Rd (West bound only)

Date: Saturday 8th October 2016
Time: 9am to 2pm

PINK WALK - Oruawhata Dr, Queens Dr. 

Road: Oruawhata Dr - From corner of Memorial Dr to corner Hatupatu Dr.
Queens Dr - From archway at Hinemaru St to 20m past roundabout

Date: Wednesday 19th October 2016
Time: 6pm to 7pm

Page reviewed: 05 Sep 2016 3:53pm