Road and Highway Conditions

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Weather-related road alerts Tuesday 31 January

3pm update - New information in italics

Our contractors continue to make repairs and to monitor and assess storm damage on a daily basis. Please take extra care on our roads as there is a heavy rain warning (Red) in place for the Coromandel Peninsula from 7pm tonight (Tuesday 31 January) to 4pm on Wednesday 31 January.

Re-opened Roads

  • Te Kouma Road is now open to one lane however further material is at risk of falling tonight.
  • Linton and Weka are now open

State Highway – Waka Kotahi/NZTA

- SH25A Kopu Hikua - CLOSED until further notice.


Local Closed Roads
  • Colville Road - CLOSED due to a slip between Oamaru and Amodeo bay – Road will remain closed over night
  • Neavesville Road - CLOSED (Road is Impassable at the 4km mark) – Road will remain closed for the foreseeable future
  • Port Jackson Rd – CLOSED – Road will remain closed over night
  • Neavesville Road - CLOSED (Road is Impassable at the 4km mark)
  • Tapu Coroglen is CLOSED and impassable for the foreseeable future. Location is 10km from Tapu.
  • The 309 Road – CLOSED (open to 1 lane for residence and emergency services)


  • Kennedy Bay Road
  • Tuateawa Road
  • Port Charles Road
  • Black Jack Road
  • Waiotahi Road – Slip
  • Waiomu Valley Road – Slip
  • Victoria Street, Tararu – Slip

Restrictions in place

  • Hot Water Beach Road – drop out with temporary speed of 30km and priority Give Way in place
  • Kapowai Road - 100mm drop in road surface – traffic management installed and a detailed geo-inspection is underway 

Geotech sites under investigation

  • Kapowai Road
  • Hot Water Beach Road
  • The 309 Road
  • Tapu Corogeln Road
  • Kennedy Bay Road
  • Port Jackson Rd
  • Neavesville Road
  • Black Jack Road

If you see anything on our local roads, let us know on 07 868 0200 or email For State Highways, contact 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49).

We will keep you informed here and on our Facebook page of any road closures. For State Highways under Waka Kotahi/NZTA's control, keep an eye on their website.  


Scheduled work

Check our weekly schedule of planned work(PDF, 148KB) on roads and footpaths.  

State Highways around Coromandel

For Coromandel residents, a functional state highway network in and around the district is vital for daily life and prosperity. Waka Kotahi (New Zealand Transport Agency) is responsible for maintenance of the State Highway 25 and 26 and State Highway 25A (Kopu-Hikuai Road) on the Coromandel, and prioritise the maintenance of the state highway network in the right places at the right time, ensuring that the Coromandel state highways and bridges are safe, regularly inspected and maintained.