Road and Highway Conditions

Information on roading maintenance activities scheduled for Council owned and maintained roading network on the Coromandel.

Alerts will be posted on our homepage if there are any roading issues on the Coromandel. Or, get alerts sent to your inbox via our email newsletters, or check the latest updates on our Facebook page.

Road works and closures:

Kerb and channel construction project, Ocean Beach Rd, Tairua  

Please follow the traffic management in place while Storms Contracting continue working between 7am-6pm, Monday to Friday and possibly on Saturdays from 7.30am-1pm.


While the retaining wall on Colville Road (1km west of Waitete Bay Rd) is repaired, the road will be under one lane closure from Tuesday 7 June for approximately four weeks.

If any residents or road users wish to discuss one of the projects above further, please ring our Council’s customer services on 07 868 0200 or email

You can also view roading activities programmed for the week here.

Tuateawa Road works extended 

The completion date for shoulder repair on Tuateawa Road (500m south of the Little Bay Drive intersection)  has been extended to Friday 15 July. 

Wet weather and unfavourable ground conditions have extended the project duration.  

The road will be under rolling closures from Monday to Friday, with the following times: 

7.00am to 7.30am - OPEN 

7.30am to 11.30am - CLOSED 

11.30am to 12.00pm - OPEN 

12.00pm to 4.15pm - CLOSED 

4.15pm to 7.00am - OPEN 

These times will allow the bus to get through in the morning and afternoon. Emergency vehicles will be given priority if they need to get through the site. Access will be restricted for heavy vehicles. 

The agreed opening time was 3pm, however, these works are taking longer than expected

Want to stay up to date with what’s happening on the 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.

Here's a map of State Highway 25 and our local roading network online.