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Road Information

Gisborne district local road information

State highways

State highways updates for SH2 south to Wairoa, SH 2 north to Opotiki and SH35 East Coast, see Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Check programmed works on local roads
Road closures for events are advertised on our public notices

Road Location Status Comments Expected Resolution Updated Photos
Bushy Knoll Road 4km-26km 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Slips To be advised 31 Jan 2023 1:17pm
Karakatuwhero Road Entire Road 1Closed 2x complete washouts. Detour available for residents only. 01 Mar 2023 12:00pm 16 Jan 2023 1:48pm
Waipiro Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Risk of truck rollovers 03 Feb 2023 12:00pm 27 Jan 2023 2:43pm
Matakaoa Road Entire Road 1Closed Drop out 31 Mar 2023 12:00pm 19 Jan 2023 4:25pm
Wharf Road - Hicks Bay From 4km 1Closed Slip 31 Mar 2023 12:00pm 19 Jan 2023 4:24pm
Tauwhareparae Road From 11km 1Closed Access to residents only - No heavy vehicles. School bus access up to the 19km. 20 Feb 2023 12:00pm 27 Jan 2023 1:35pm
Whakarau Road From 20km 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Dropouts 03 Feb 2023 6:00pm 31 Jan 2023 11:42am
Arakihi Road 0km - 4km 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Dropout **Residents only access to Kiore Road, Rangikohua & West Ho - Drive with caution** 01 Mar 2023 12:00pm 19 Jan 2023 11:57am
Ihungia Road Entire Road 1Closed Drop outs 13 Feb 2023 12:00pm 19 Jan 2023 8:49am
Newman Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Subsidence 10 Feb 2023 6:00pm 01 Feb 2023 3:56pm
Utting Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Slip, detritus 10 Feb 2023 6:00pm 01 Feb 2023 3:56pm
Whareponga Road Te Arai Bridge 7.7km 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Bridge closed to vehicles over 3T. All other vehicles please use the ford crossing. 10 Feb 2023 5:00pm 26 Jan 2023 8:48am
Waikawa Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Dropout repaired for residents 01 Apr 2023 12:00pm 19 Jan 2023 11:32am
Matairau Road From 1km 1Closed Flooding and silt 10 Feb 2023 12:00pm 01 Feb 2023 3:55pm
Makaretu Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Detritus 10 Feb 2023 6:00pm 01 Feb 2023 3:55pm
Hokoroa Road From 13km 1Closed Slips and dropouts. Access to residents only - No heavy vehicles 12 Feb 2023 12:00pm 31 Jan 2023 1:15pm
Whareponga Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Please drive with caution To be advised 31 Jan 2023 1:20pm
Tapuaeroa Road 9.7km 1Closed Silt, water, rocks To be advised 31 Jan 2023 9:09am
Paparatu Road Entire Road 3Closed to Heavy Vehicles Drop outs To be advised 31 Jan 2023 11:40am