Roads

You'll find State Highway (NZTA) info here: http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic


Intention to Close Road to Vehicular Traffic

PURSUANT to Section 342 (b) and the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, the Rangitikei District Council intends to consider closing the roads as listed below for the purpose of permitting The Hunterville Huntaway Festival (Shemozzle) on Saturday 27 October 2018.

Roads to be closed

Bruce Street – Portion of between SH1 and Paraekaretu Street from 6.00am to 6.00pm

Any person objecting to the proposals is called upon to lodge notice of his/her objection and grounds thereof in writing, before 4.00 pm, Friday 24th August 2018, at the office of the Rangitikei District Council, Private Bag 1102, Marton 4741. Objections may be shared with the event organiser.

Should the Rangitikei District Council decide to close the said roads, a public notice shall be given.


Temporary Closure of Kiekie Road, Hunterville - Rail Crossing

Rangitikei District Council wishes to advise that PURSUANT to Section 342 (b) and the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a portion of Kiekie Road, Hunterville will be closed from 6.00am to 5.00pm on Tuesday 14 August 2018, for the purpose of upgrading the rail crossing at this location.

Kiekie Road Rail Crossing will be closed for all vehicular traffic. Detours will be in place

Rangitikei District Council regrets any inconvenience caused.


Temporary Closure of Ruru Road, Taihape

Rangitikei District Council wishes to advise that PURSUANT to Section 342 (b) and the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ruru Road, Taihape will be closed from 7:30am to 5:00pm On Monday 6th August 2018 to Friday 10 August 2018, for the purpose of removal of tress that are interfering with overhead power lines at this location.

Ruru Road will be closed for all vehicular traffic. Through traffic will be diverted via State Highway 1 to Swan Street.

Rangitikei District Council regrets any inconvenience caused.


Mangaweka Bridge Now Open 21 October 2016

However, the weight restriction of 3,000 axle load and 6,000 kg gross mass will remain in place.

Furthermore, a speed restriction of 10 kph and "no stopping" will apply for all vehicles.