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Hutt River Trail section closed at Maoribank

A section of the Hutt River Trail has been closed temporarily due to an unstable bank underfoot. At present, the closure is temporary until the area can undergo an engineering assessment. Hutt River Trail users are advised to avoid this section of the path for their own safety. A detour is in place as per… Read more »

Akatarawa Road is now open

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road

1.20 pm Akatarawa Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 8.31 Akatarawa Road is closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately five minutes north of Staglands Wildlife Reserve and Café. Staglands remains open and can be accessed from Upper Hutt. Contractors are onsite to… Read more »

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road—road now open

Land slip covering Akatarawa Road

1.32 AM, Tuesday 8 January Akatarawa Road is now open to through traffic. The slip blocking the road this morning has been cleared. 8.35 AM, Tuesday 8 January Akatarawa road is closed due to a slip blocking the road. Council officers are investigating and we’ll provide more information as it becomes available. Read more »

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road—road now open

Land slip covering Akatarawa Road

2.25 PM, Friday 21 December Akatarawa Road is now open to through traffic. There will still be heavy trucks moving debris along the road so drivers are asked to exercise extreme caution. 4.15 PM, Thursday 20 December The slip is estimated to be over 1000 cubic metres and expected to take more than 1 and… Read more »

Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt Valley. The e-scooters are the first of their kind in the Wellington region and will operate in most parts of Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Council have been… Read more »

Resurfacing work on State Highway 2 between Whakatiki and Moonshine

Resurfacing works are scheduled for State Highway 2 between Whakatiki St and Moonshine Road intersections. The work is weather dependent and is scheduled to take place after 9.00 pm on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 October. A detour will be in place for southbound traffic and northbound traffic will have stop/go traffic control. Read more »

Road repairs coming for southern Blue Mountains Road

Road repairs will begin on southern Blue Mountains Road on 5 November. The existing culvert under the road at number 1189 will be replaced. The work will take considerable time but is expected to be complete in late November. The road will remain open throughout the period of work, but at times reduced to one… Read more »

Akatarawa Road to reopen at approximately 6pm

4.20 pm Akatarawa Road is expected to be reopened at around 6.00 pm. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 8.55 am Akatarawa Road is now closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately 2 km past Staglands Wildlife Reserve and Café. Staglands remains open and can be accessed… Read more »

Akatarawa Road now open

Slip blocking Akatarawa Road

2.20 pm Akatarawa Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 10.20 am Akatarawa Road is now closed to through traffic due to a slip. The slip is approximately 2 km past Staglands Wildlife Reserve. Staglands remains open and can be accessed from Upper Hutt. Contractors are being sent to… Read more »

Mangaroa Valley Road closed due to a slip

3.00 pm Mangaroa Valley Road is now open. Drivers are asked to take care through the area. 2.00 pm A large slip has come down on Mangaroa Valley Road. The trees at the top of the hill could pose further danger. The slip on road is very wet and contractors are working to clear it.… Read more »