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Crash update - KOPU BRIDGE OPEN WITH DELAYS

Posted 24 November 2017 by Gold FM in Road info

A shorter detour has now been established, reopening the Kopu Bridge under Stop/Go traffic management, with lengthy delays expected in the area.  Please use SH2 via Paeroa to get to/from the Coromandel until this crash scene can be fully cleared
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Car hits rockfall in Karangahake Gorge

Posted 22 October 2017 by Gold FM in Road info

Traffic built up in Karangahake Gorge after a car crashed into a rock fall at around 2.45 pm today. The driver was not injured and the car was towed from the scene. The eastbound lane of the road was closed as the car and rockfall was cleared from...
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Serious Crash at Waihi

Posted 17 October 2017 by Gold FM in Road info

A serious incident has occurred on Sh2 just north of Waihi - outside the Waihi A& P Showgrounds. Emergency Services are at the scene.  Waihi College informed us Murphys school buses that transport children home will be late today. If your child...
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NZTA Thames-Coromandel roading update

Posted 29 September 2017 by Gold FM in Media Release and Road info
Media Release: NZTA

Emergency work at five sites is complete. Thanks to some hard working crews, the five sites identified for emergency work over the past few months are now complete. After a very wet Winter with many slips, fallen trees, and rock falls NZTA is...
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Slip closes Karangahake Gorge

Posted 2 September 2017 by Gold FM in Road info

According to the NZTA a detour is in place because the Karangahake Gorge is closed due to a slip. Drivers are asked to follow the directions of the emergency services on site.  Allow an extra hour for the detour.Detour route: via Kopu and Hikuai, or...
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