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Roads, Streets and Weather Event Information

On this page you will find information about CHB's Roading network and any information regarding weather events that impact our roads

Weather Event 

Reporting Issues on the Network

For issues requiring urgent attention or immediate action please phone our Customer Service team on 06 857 8060 (24 hour service). For non-urgent issues please use Snap Send Solve by downloading the app on your phone. 

Key Messages

  • Please report any issues on our network by phoning 06 857 8060 24/7 or use the Snap Send Solve app.
  • Keep up to date with the latest roading information and check for road closures and status of roads below.
  • Please drive to the conditions and be prepared for those conditions to change.
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Latest Updates  

Wednesday 1 February, 8am:


  • Hiranui Road
  • Herrick Street - at Taylors/Mackie’s Slab
  • Tipenes Access Road- at Tipenes Access Bridge (end of the road)
➡️ ROADS OPEN - Drive with extra caution
  • Cooks Tooth Road 
  • Hunter Road 
  • Ireland Road
  • McHardy Place 
  • Pōrangahau Road (at RP27.763 & RP27.400) - open to one lane (priority give way), please take care when going through slip site.
  • Whangaehu Road
  • Wimbledon Road 

** Please use extra caution when travelling on our rural roads **



Due to culvert inspections there will be weight and speed restrictions along the following roads:

  • Te Awa Road - roughly 6.5kms from Farm Road
  • Motere Road -  roughly 2.3 kms from Farm Road
Speed Restrictions: 30km/hr
Weight Restrictions: Gross 10T, individual axles limited to 2 T each and reduced to a single lane. 



ALL ROADS Note there may be a substantial increase in potholes across the network after the rain. All rural roads should be driven with caution.

  • Tourere Road - 3.8km from Ngahape Road, down to one lane due to a washout
  • Farm Road at 12km from Waipukurau. Slip continues to move and cover road.  Please proceed with caution.
  • Kairakau Road 300m from Elsthorpe/Kahurankai Road. Road down to one lane at Bridge due to a slip near the bridge. Engineers have assessed the bridge. Repairs to be undertaken.
  • Rotohiwi Road dropout forming
  • Te Awa Road 8.5km from Farm Road – dropout forming
  • Te Uri Road at 11.3km, 13.5km and 13.6 from Mangorapa Road – Dropout forming in shoulder
  • Whangaehu Road at 1.317km and 2.366km from Cooks Tooth Road - Dropout
  • Wimbledon Road – at 9.6km south of Pōrangahau Road (North of Wall Road) – Dropout undermining road – Road is down to one lane around dropout.

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