Roading Makarori

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Bridge information

Council has set maximum weight and speed limits for heavy vehicles on the bridges listed.  The scale of infringement fees rises to $850 per axle and $1000 for groups of axles of infringements of these limits.

Check our public notices section of the website for any temporary restrictions

Overweight permit 

To apply for an overweight permit

Overweight Permit Application Form [DOC, 421 KB]

Overweight Permit Application Form [PDF, 252 KB] 

To apply for a High Productivity Motor Vehicle Permit (HPMV) - go to NZTA's website(external link)

Weight and speed restrictions

Note: A bridge with a Gross Limit % less than 100% cannot be used by Class 1 (44 Tonne) heavy vehicles.

The Gross Limit % tells you what percentage of Class 1 (44 Tonnes) the bridge can currently carry. It must be 100% to safely accommodate Class 1 (44 Tonne) vehicles.

Note: the bridge on Shaw Road is privately owned and not for public use

Road  Bridge name Route position (m)
start - end
Axle Limit (kgs) Gross Limit
(kgs)
Gross Limit % Speed (Km/Hour)
Anaura Nuhiti  8791-8803  - - 10
Anaura  Nuhit  11563-11575  - 10
Arakihi Arakihi 9470-9494 - - - 10
Barron Barrons (west) 1199-1230 - - 80 Cl1  -
Burgess  Burgess Access  15-49  -  40 Cl1  -
Carlson  Carlsons  2429-2445  - - 50 Cl1  -
Davis Davis 667-682 - - 60 Cl1  -
Hihiroroa (South)  Laws 3  2833-2850  - - 80 Cl1 -
Hikuwai  Pauariki BN  535-590 - 30
Koia Motumako 347-358 - - 70 Cl1 -
Koranga Valley Te Wera 1 1863-1882 - 30
Koranga Valley Te Wera 3 9094-9116 - - - 30
Lavenham Blacks 7948-7981 - - - 10
Makaretu  Makaretu No.2 12351-12370 - - - 10
Makaretu (890) Makaretu No.1    - 30
Mangaheia Mangaheia 997 1647-1660 30
Mangakiore Access  Mangakiore Access  18-43 7,300  16,330  - 30
Mangamaia Mangatu 4839-4895  - 30
Maraehara Valley  Mangamauku  53-75 31,400 
Matairau   Matairau 1437-1449  6,000 12,000  -
McNaughton McNaughtons 18-58 7,300 12,250 - 30
Mitchell Mitchells Access 39-64 7,300 16,330 - 30
Motu Falls Falls 2 2002-2018 - - - 10
Motu Falls Falls 4 6372-6391 - - - 10
Motu Matawai 39-50 - - 80% 80
Moutohora Kowhai (west) 2097-2112 - - - 10
Pakihiroa  Pakihiroa  29-183 15
Paparatu Porters 2209-2241 - - 80% -
Poroporo  Poroporo No.1 3286-3323  - - 30
Poroporo Puhapata 8083-8099 - - 76 Cl1 -
Poroporo  Tukioteao  9988-10006  - 30
Poroporo  Mangarara 1049  10176-10193 30
Rakauroa Quirks Mill 18379-18393  - 50 CI1  -
Rangitukia Te Waiau  14678-14687   -  - 10 
Rangitukia Rickards 6195-6262 - - - 10
Ruakaka St Ledger 7731-7794 - - - 30
Ruakaka Ruakaka No.3 14406-14439  - - - 10
Ruakaka Ruakaka 20076-20156 - - - 30
Saddler New Bridge 1755-1765 -   60 Cl1 -
Shaw Shaws 184-194 6,000 8,000 - 15
Tauwhareparae Wigan 11389-11466       Trucks 50m apart
Tapueroa Waitaia 6053-6072 - - 100 CI1 10
Tapuaeroa Raparapaririki (Rip)  19893-20091 - 15
Tapuaeroa Mangawhariki 15908-15982 - - - 15
Te Hau Te Hau 1362-1454 7000   51 Cl1  -
Te Hue  Haupouri  4524-4536 - 30
Te Kumi  Te Kumi  5488-5563 6,500  16,000  - 50
Te Wera Woolshed  12820-12821 - 10
Tiniroto  Hangaroa 9-64 - 30
Tiniroto Glassfords 54473-54497 - - - 30
Utting  Kowhai (North)  4352-4374 - 30 
Waikura  Waikura 1 18810-18840   70 Cl1 -
Waiomatatini  Mangakino 1551  817-834 - 10
Waiomatatini  Mangaharei  1851-1861 - 10
Whakarau  Rangiriri 21851-21874 - - 66 CI1 -
Whakarau Wrights 34382-34395 - - - 30
Wharekopae Spaniards 7190-7217 - - 90 CI1 -
Wharekopae Carswell 17578-17585 - - - 10
Wharekopae Mokonui 41143-41155 - - 80 Cl1 -
Wharekopae Semmens 30108-30155 - - - 10
Wharekopae Rere Falls 36159-36194 - - - 30
Wharekopae Mokonui 41074-41086 - - 80 CI1 -
Whareponga Wharekaha 12096-12110 - - 70 Cl1 -