Roading Makarori

Roads and transport

Tairawhiti Roads

Tairawhiti Roads (an amalgamation of Gisborne District Council and New Zealand Transport Agency) is responsible for all our district's public roads including state highways.  This includes the maintenance of sealed and unsealed roads, bridges, street lights, footpaths, road marking, traffic signals, signs, walkways and cycleways, roadside vegetation control.

Help us to keep your roads and footpaths safe. We maintain them for the benefit of all road users including pedestrians, cyclists and drivers.

Road conditions

Current road information - closed, caution and traffic disruptions

Maintenance Q&As

About sealed, unsealed roads and our network

Working on the road

Road corridor access request CAR and fees, cattle stops, swing gates

Bridge information

Bridge weight and speed restrictions, overweight permit


GizzyBus, Waka Kura school bus, Total Mobility

Traffic management plan

Temporary traffic management for events

Temporary road closure

Information on temporary road closures for events

Tairawhiti Roads

About us, NOC contracts, contact us

Road safety

Request for speed bumps
Nga Ara Pai, videos

Transport Plans & Policies

Regional Plans for Land Transport and Public Transport, bylaws, engineering code of practice

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