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Road users advised to delay their journeys with major flooding affecting South Island roads: 3pm update

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport, Winter Journeys  /  Comments Off on Road users advised to delay their journeys with major flooding affecting South Island roads: 3pm update

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Road users advised to delay their journeys with major flooding affecting South Island roads: 3pm update The NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to consider delaying journeys south of Christchurch or north of Dunedin today, with significant flooding on SH1 and local roads in […]

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Road users advised to slow down, drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions: 12:00pm update

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Road users advised to slow down, drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions: 12:00pm update

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Road users advised to slow down, drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions: 12:00pm update Widespread flooding conditions are affecting many highway across North and South Canterbury with heavy rain continuing throughout the day. The NZ Transport Agency is continuing to remind […]

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Road users advised to slow down , drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions: 9 am update

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Road users advised to slow down , drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions: 9 am update

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Road users advised to slow down , drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions: 9 am update The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers to slow down and take extra care on South Island roads today with heavy overnight and morning rain […]

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Motueka High Street feedback generates good public engagement

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Motueka High Street feedback generates good public engagement

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Motueka High Street feedback generates good public engagement Earlier in June and July, the NZ Transport Agency invited members of the public to have their say on short to medium term road improvements to High Street, Motueka, in Tasman District, to make it safer […]

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Wet weather coming to east coast, South Island, coinciding with end of the school holidays

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Wet weather coming to east coast, South Island, coinciding with end of the school holidays

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Wet weather coming to east coast, South Island, coinciding with end of the school holidays The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers that heavy rain is forecast for the South Island’s east coast in the next two days. As well as the forecast heavy rain […]

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Hazardous goods fire near Boyle River; Porters Pass open but chains essential/ no towing vehicles

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Hazardous goods fire near Boyle River; Porters Pass open but chains essential/ no towing vehicles

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Hazardous goods fire near Boyle River; Porters Pass open but chains essential/ no towing vehicles People using the Lewis Pass/ SH7 highway this morning and up till early afternoon will be encouraged to stop at Murchison and Culverden as the highway is closed due […]

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Icy roads overnight Thursday to Friday and Saturday mornings

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Icy roads overnight Thursday to Friday and Saturday mornings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Icy roads overnight Thursday to Friday and Saturday mornings With snow moving off the South Island, icy and freezing conditions remain in many areas. Drivers need to take special care tonight and the next two mornings, says Lee Wright, NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager. […]

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South Island highway summary with snow and ice 10.45 am Thursday – Lindis and Lewis Passes have reopened

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on South Island highway summary with snow and ice 10.45 am Thursday – Lindis and Lewis Passes have reopened

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: South Island highway summary with snow and ice 10.45 am Thursday – Lindis and Lewis Passes have reopened The NZ Transport Agency advises all South Island road travellers to check the Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and highway closures […]

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Snow and ice over the South Island this evening: highway summary

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Snow and ice over the South Island this evening: highway summary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Snow and ice over the South Island this evening: highway summary The NZ Transport Agency advises all South Island road travellers to check the Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and closures for highway updates before heading out tonight and […]

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Burkes and Lindis Passes, (SH8) South Canterbury into Otago, overnight closure possible, be prepared for more snow later today

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Burkes and Lindis Passes, (SH8) South Canterbury into Otago, overnight closure possible, be prepared for more snow later today

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Burkes and Lindis Passes, (SH8) South Canterbury into Otago, overnight closure possible, be prepared for more snow later today The NZ Transport Agency is warning drivers planning on driving State Highway 8 (Omarama, Tekapo, Twizel, Mt Cook, Fairlie), to be aware another snow shower […]

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Lewis Pass, Lindis Pass and Haast highway reopens, Dunedin Northern Motorway moving again – South Island highway update

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lewis Pass, Lindis Pass and Haast highway reopens, Dunedin Northern Motorway moving again – South Island highway update

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Lewis Pass, Lindis Pass and Haast highway reopens, Dunedin Northern Motorway moving again – South Island highway update NZ Transport Agency crews reopened the Lewis Pass (SH7) between the Hanmer Springs turnoff and Springs Junction at 11 am today also Otago’s Lindis Pass (SH8) […]

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Snow and ice over the South Island – stay home if you can

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Snow and ice over the South Island – stay home if you can

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Snow and ice over the South Island – stay home if you can The NZ Transport Agency is advising all South Island road travellers to check their Traffic and Travel website and the map showing area warnings and highway closures for highway updates before […]

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South Island Highways update 4.30 pm Tuesday

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on South Island Highways update 4.30 pm Tuesday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: South Island Highways update 4.30 pm Tuesday The NZ Transport Agency advises road users to be prepared and stay safe as the snow moves up the South Island. Contractors will be working overnight on snow and ice-affected roads. Snow has been falling over the […]

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Highways update, winter weather hits South Island

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Highways update, winter weather hits South Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Highways update, winter weather hits South Island The South Island is experiencing cold, freezing weather, snow, sleety showers and ice today. Driving is treacherous in many places and drivers need to slow down on both icy roads and gritted roads. “Please think carefully on […]

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Kawarau Falls Bridge integrated with major utility services, Christmas traffic management plan

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Kawarau Falls Bridge integrated with major utility services, Christmas traffic management plan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Kawarau Falls Bridge integrated with major utility services, Christmas traffic management plan A two lane option will be available for traffic travelling over the Kawarau River at Frankton for the busy Christmas/New Year period this year. The NZ Transport Agency and construction company, McConnell […]

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Winter has arrived in time for July school holidays

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Winter has arrived in time for July school holidays

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Winter has arrived in time for July school holidays Winter has arrived. Be ready: ice, snow, fog and more rain is forecast from tomorrow, Tuesday, through to Thursday across most of the South Island. “The ice event in Otago and Southland over the weekend […]

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Very cold temperatures forecast overnight Southland, Otago, parts of Canterbury – drivers be prepared

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Very cold temperatures forecast overnight Southland, Otago, parts of Canterbury – drivers be prepared

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Very cold temperatures forecast overnight Southland, Otago, parts of Canterbury – drivers be prepared Otago and Southland people should be ready for icy roads overnight and Thursday morning, 6 July, says John Jarvis, Senior Network Manager, NZ Transport Agency. “We are anticipating the coldest […]

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Parking no longer an option along State Highway 6, Frankton, Queenstown from July, but alternatives are available

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Parking no longer an option along State Highway 6, Frankton, Queenstown from July, but alternatives are available

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Parking no longer an option along State Highway 6, Frankton, Queenstown from July, but alternatives are available The NZ Transport Agency is instigating a No Parking rule along State Highway 6, through Frankton, from the lower Shotover Bridge to the BP Roundabout then back […]

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Snow has closed two highways inland South Canterbury

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Snow has closed two highways inland South Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Snow has closed two highways inland South Canterbury Snow has closed two South Canterbury state highways after midday today – State Highway 8, Twizel to Fairlie, and State Highway 80 Aoraki/ Mt Cook to Ben Ohau. People intending to use these highways should postpone […]

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Heavy rain coming – drivers on alpine passes, be prepared

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Heavy rain coming – drivers on alpine passes, be prepared

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Heavy rain coming – drivers on alpine passes, be prepared Heavy rain is expected in parts of the South Island, in particular State Highways 7 and 73 (Lewis Pass and Arthur’s Pass) today and through the weekend to Monday, 3 July. The MetService has […]

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