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 www.nzta.govt.nz to have a look for any other road closures/accidents etc on State Highways.
General Road Closures (Nov - Dec 2020)
Normanby - Ketemarae East Road, Normanby (between Ketemarae SLip and Austin East Roads) - Monday 16 November 2020, 8am to 5pm
Manhole Lifting for upcoming resealing
Hāwera - Princes Street (between Collins and Nelson Streets) - Friday 20 November 5pm - Monday 23 November 8am.
Eltham - Bridge Street (between SH3 and Stanners Street). Closed to westbound traffic only. Friday 27 November, 5pm - Monday 30 November, 8am
Christmas Parades 2020
Patea - Egmont Street (SH3) (between Chester and Cambridge Streets) and Dorset Street Intersection by the Public Toilets - Friday 4 December 2020 between 6pm to 7pm
Eltham - Stanners Street, from outside the Municipal Building to Bridge Street. Bridge Street (between Stanners Street to High Street South), High Street South (SH3), (between Bridge Street to London Street), London Street (between High Street South to York Street) and York Street (between London Street to Bridge Street) - Friday 11 December 2020 between 5pm to 8pm
Manaia - South Road (SH45) (between Rangauri and Tauranga-a-ika Streets) and Tauhuri Street (between Ngatai and Riemenschneider Streets) - Saturday 19 December 2020 between 11.30am to 1.30pm
Opunake - Tasman Street (SH45) (between Layard and Allison Streets) - Thursday 24 December 2020 between 6.00pm to 9.00pm.
Hawera - High Street, (between Argyle Street to Albion Street) and Regent Street, (between Little Regent Street to High Street) - Saturday 12 December 2020 between 9am to 1pm
A&P Show Hāwera
Hāwera - Williams Ave.
Friday 20 November 2020 10am - 8pm, Saturday 21 November 2020, 8am - 4pm.
Show parade to be held on the Friday night from 6pm. Parade floats will assenble along Rata Street from 4.30pm. At 6pm traffic will be stopped on Larlin Drive and Marie Street to allow floats to move.
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