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Sat, 23 Sep 2017 00:34:26 +0000 Southern motorway

A truck breakdown is blocking the left (northbound) lane of the southern motorway (near the Papakura on-ramp). Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect lengthy delays.

District:
Counties Manukau
Description of incident:

Truck breakdown

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:34:40 +0000 Hastings

There are traffic delays on State Highway 2 due to protest activity.

The main road from the showgrounds in Hastings to Clive will be affected from 12.30pm until around 1.30pm today.

Delays are expected and motorists are being advised to use alternative routes if possible, or allow extra time.

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District:
Eastern
Description of incident:

Traffic delays expected

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Police Media Centre
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 03:47:42 +0000 Canterbury

As per the advice from NZTA, Police warn that SH7 Hanmer turnoff to Springs Junction (Lewis Pass) is currently closed due to snow.

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District:
Canterbury
Description of incident:

Road closure advisory

Issued by: 
Police Media Centre
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:33:40 +0000 South Eyre Road, Swannanoa

The trailer of a truck is blocking a bridge at South Eyre Road, Waimakariri District.

No one was injured when the one-way bridge became blocked around 4:30am.

Diversions are in place at Two Chain Road and No. 10 Road while heavy equipment is brought in to remove the trailer.

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District:
Canterbury
Description of incident:

One-way bridge blocked

Issued by: 
Police Media Centre
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:45:11 +0000 Lyttelton

Transport authorities have advised Police that Britten Terrace in Lyttelton could be shut until about midday.

A car has crashed into a power pole, bringing down wires across the road.

The driver was not trapped.

There are local diversions in place, with light traffic being advised to use Cressy Terrace.

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District:
Canterbury
Description of incident:

Britten Terrace closed in Lyttelton

Issued by: 
Police Media Centre
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:39:17 +0000 Kerrytown near Timaru

SH 1 near Kerrytown, Timaru, has reopened following a fatal crash this afternoon.

Motorists are thanked for their patience while the diversions were in place.

The Police Serious Crash Unit continues to investigate.

ENDS

District:
Canterbury
Description of incident:

SH 1 reopens

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:23:28 +0000 Lewis Pass

Motorists are advised the Lewis Pass is currently down to one lane following the trailer of a truck-trailer overturning earlier today.

It happened around 10:30 this morning near the Manuka Straight. The driver is reportedly uninjured.

Traffic is backed up and conditions are beginning to get icy, so motorists are asked to delay travel if possible, drive with care, and have patience while contractors work to right the trailer unit.

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District:
Canterbury
Description of incident:

Lewis Pass delays

Issued by: 
police Media centre
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 04:21:18 +0000 Porirua

Drivers headed north on SH1 at Porirua are advised that a bus has broken down on the highway.

It’s happened just within the roadworks, before the Porirua turnoff.

Emergency services are at the scene, and efforts are being made to shift the bus.

ENDS

Police Media Centre

District:
Wellington
Description of incident:

Delays expected on SH1, Porirua

Issued by: 
Police Media Centre
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