Road Closures

Road Closures due to extreme weather conditions

There are currently no roads closed due to extreme weather conditions.

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

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.

Seasonal Road Closures - Winter (1 June - 31 November) - NOW OPEN

Lakes Road, Mangawhio - from 5.330km to end

Moeawatea Road, Moeawatea - entire road

Meremere Road, Mokoia - from 14.330km to end


Bridge Replacement: Eltham Road between Oeo and Auroa Road

Monday 9 April, 8am - Friday 4 May, 5pm

STMS Contact Blair Gorrie 027 474 2864

Culvert Repairs: Coast and Stent Roads (unsealed sections)

11 April - 17 April 2018 (7am to 7pm)

STMS Contact Tub Whitmore 027 509 7973



Nganahau a Uru Trust-Maunga Series Triathlon

Roads Affected: Heaphy Road, Tasman St, Ihaia Road, Whitcombe Road

21 April 2018 10am to 2pm

STMS Contact, Greig Bosley 027 254 0918

TET Athletics - Half Marathon

Roads Affected: Old South Road (Okato), Oxford Road, Saunders Road, Wiremu road, Puniho Road, Newall Road, SH45, Bayly Road - 15 July 2018 8am to 1pm

STMS Contact, Greig Bosley 027 254 0918

South Taranaki Car Club - Hillclimb

Roads Affected:

Tiromoana Road (last 2.5km of seal before gravel section) – 12 May 2018, 7.30am - 5.30pm

Ararata Road (last 3km of seal before Makino Valley Road) – 13 May 2018, 7.30am - 5.30pm

STMS Contact David Hjorring 027 839 4222.