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 Continue reading »
Police are at the scene of a crash involving a car and truck in Orongo, Hauraki.
Senior Sergeant David Raffan said, emergency services were called to the scene on State Highway 25 at 11am.One person was trapped. One person is believed to have... Continue reading »
Work starts on rock protection wall at KeretaConstruction started this week on a rock protection wall to protect SH25 from coastal erosion at The Narrows, near Kereta. Before construction work began local iwi blessed the site in a dawn... Continue reading »
Posted 15 November 2017
by Gold FM
in Road info
Media Release: NZTA
A section of State Highway 2 Karangahake Gorge will be closed to traffic overnight on Tuesday 21 November and Wednesday 22 November to resurface the road.
The closure, which is weather permitting, will be from 9pm to 5am and affect a short stretch... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency says people who use State Highway 2 Karangahake Gorge should expect delays and a closure overnight while a truck and trailer unit is removed.
The truck and trailer left the road between Waikino and Karangahake early this... Continue reading »
The driver of a truck and trailer carrying a load of fruit was lucky to escape a 10 metre plunge into the Ohinemuri River in the Karangahake Gorge this morning.
Emergency services were alerted to the incident at about 5 am. The driver managed to... Continue reading »
The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident, near Ngatea at 4.30 pm yesterday.
The female passenger had sustained a back injury after the vehicle she was in left the road and collided with a tree. ... Continue reading »
Police have released the name of the woman who died following a fatal crash in Waihi last week.
She was 68-year-old Margaret Cronwright, from Auckland.
Police have extended their sympathies to her family and friends.
The Serious Crash Unit continues... Continue reading »
A truck has rolled on State Highway 25, Waitakaruru.
Fortunately nobody was injured in the crash but the road will be closed until the truck can be removed.
The following diversions are in place:
– For westbound traffic on State Highway 26 – head... Continue reading »
This watch affects people in the following weather forecast districts:NorthlandAucklandGreat Barrier IslandCoromandel PeninsulaWaikato
A low and associated front are forecast to cross the northern North Island today bringing a period of heavy rain... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging everyone to plan ahead and be aware of the Labour Weekend hotspots before heading away.Transport Agency Journey Manager Nigel D’Ath says people should consider avoiding travel during the times of heaviest... Continue reading »
Police and emergency services are in attendance at a serious crash on State Highway 2, Waihi.
Police were called around 2:25pm following a crash between a car and a truck near Dean Crescent.
One of the drivers has died at the scene.
The other... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
State Highway 2 at Ngatea, in the Hauraki District, was blocked due to a serious crash reportedly involving two vehicles on Saturday night.
Emergency services were notified just after 9:35 pm.
Diversions were put in place off the state highway north... Continue reading »
Colenso culvert work underway.Work started this week on the culvert replacement and scour repair at Colenso. The culvert has been extended and the scour (open excavation) around the culvert pipe is being backfilled up to road level.
The work at... Continue reading »
Motorists are advised that SH2 at Karangahake Gorge, Waikato remains closed.
It’s estimated that it won’t be reopened until about 9pm.
The route has been closed since lunchtime, after a slip was reported to emergency services.
Allow an extra hour... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
Posted 1 September 2017
by Gold FM
in Road info
Media Release: NZTA
First Kereta Hill retaining wall complete
Work on the first retaining wall at Kereta Hill has finished. A road barrier to protect traffic from running off the road was also installed this week, with some final touches to line marking and planting... Continue reading »