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Cyclone Gita: Road closures and conditions 1:30pm 22/2

Cyclone Gita update: Road closures and conditions – 1:30pm, Wednesday 22 February

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists of the following closures and restrictions affecting several state highways following Cyclone Gita. The latest information is below:

SH 1Peketa to Goose BayNorth CanterburyRoad Closed
SH 1Mangamaunu to ClarenceNorth CanterburyRoad Closed
SH 1HundaleeNorth CanterburyRoad Closed
SH 60Riwaka to TakakaNelsonRoad Closed
SH 73Kumara Junction to JacksonsWest CoastRoad Closed [Update: Now re-opened]
SH 79GeraldineSouth CanterburyRoad Closed
SH 1Pukerua Bay to PaekakarikiWellingtonRoad Open - Restrictions
SH 8Alexandra to MiltonCentral OtagoLane Closed
SH 1TimaruSouth CanterburyRoad Open
SH 1Timaru to GlenavySouth CanterburyRoad Open
SH 1Pukeuri to Oamaru NorthCoastal OtagoRoad Open
SH 2Rimutaka HillWellingtonRoad Open
SH 6Westport to GreymouthWest CoastRoad Open
SH 6Haast to KingstonCentral OtagoRoad Open
SH 77Aburton to Rakaia GorgeCentral OtagoRoad Open
SH 8Lindis Pass to Raes JunctionCentral OtagoRoad Open
SH 8Burkes Pass to WashdykeSouth CanterburyRoad Open
SH 82WaimateSouth CanterburyRoad Open
SH 82Waimate to KurowSouth CanterburyRoad Open
SH 83Duntroon to PukeuriCoastal OtagoRoad Open
SH 85Kyeburn to AlexandraCentral OtagoRoad Open
SH 94Te Anau to MossburnSouthlandRoad Open

Further updates to follow.

The latest severe weather information is available at http://www.metservice.com/.  For emergency and disaster updates visit www.civildefence.govt.nz

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