Road Closures

Roads in South Taranaki may be closed for lots of reasons, including scheduled roadworks and events. This page lists planned road closures that may result in detours and delays, as well as other situations when you might need to take extra care to look out for other road users.

Check to have a look for any other road closures/accidents etc on State Highways.

Seasonal Clay Road Closures - Winter (1 June - 31 October)

Lakes Road, Mangawhio - from 5.330km to end

Moeawatea Road, Moeawatea - entire road

Meremere Road, Mokoia - from 14.330km to end

General Road Closures

Stormwater Works - Wilson Road, Opunake

STMS Contact Blair Gorrie (Taranaki Civil Construction) 027 474 2864

From 24 July 2019 to 23 August 2019 between 7.30am to 6pm

Night hours will be one lane only

Residents will have access via SH45 or Halse Place

Nelson Street Upgrade - Hawera

STMS Contact Damien Hayes (Inframax Construction Ltd) 027 268 6384

Nelson Street will have intermittent road closures during the construction period of the street upgrade. Dates and times to be confirmed and will be advertised.

Lane Closure

Sewer Line Maintenance

STMS Contact Holly Stevens (PipeTech) 027 647 7749

Puriri Street from South Road to McCarthy Street west side only will be closed

Residents will have full access to their properties, but traffic will not be able to access South Road from Puriri Street – detours will in place around McCarthy Street.

3 days work during 7 August to 16 August 2019


Targa Rally

STMS Contact - Warren Watts 0274 304 212

Thursday 31 October 2019 – times as below:

Between 10am to 2.30pm

Warea Road 200m from SH45 to Newall Road

Newall Road from Warea Road to 200m from SH45

Between 12.55pm to 5.25pm

Oru Road from STDC boundary to Rawhitiroa Road

Rawhitiroa Road between Oru and Horoi Roads

Horoi Road

Rawhitiroa Road between Horoi and Maata Roads

Maata Road between Rawhitiroa and Campbell Roads

Campbell Road

Rotokare Road between Campbell and Fraser Roads

Fraser Road between Rotokare and Tiromoana Roads

Between 2.40pm to 7.10pm

Karahaki Road from Kohi Road to intersection with Okahutiria Road

Kohi Road to intersection with Karahaki Road