Traffic Update

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency have sent a media release advising that urgent repair work is needed to the Hikuai River bridge on SH25 and this is scheduled for tomorrow 10 November and will result in closures in both directions for up to 30 minutes at a time. This will take place between 9:30am and […]

The NZ Transport Agency has today issued a media release advising that a two-way bridge over Boundary Creek (approximately 22km’s north of Thames) is to be reduced to a single lane for safety reasons from 15 November. The bridge deck and beams, known together as the superstructure, are ageing due to sea salt spray and […]

The Hikuai Bridge in its current state is safe, regularly inspected and receives continual maintenance. Contractors were on site Monday to complete repairs to the damaged section of the bridge. This followed numerous posts and comments over the weekend and some dramatic pictures of the bridge in disrepair. The nature of the interim repairs to […]

We have had multiple calls and messages from people who have travelled over the Kopu Hikuai today and reported fuel on the road. This has caused greasy conditions with as one person said, even cars travelling slowly are slipping and sliding with these conditions. The combination of rain and diesel/fuel spills has lead to slippery […]

NZTA have  advised that State Highway 25 south of Coromandel will be closed this Friday (17 September) from 9am to midday for the removal of an abandoned car. The car has been left on the beach and needs to be removed urgently to prevent any environmental damage to the beach, sea and surrounds. The highway […]


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