The New Zealand Transport Authority re-opened State Highway 5 (Napier-Taupo Rd) yesterday afternoon, but advised extreme caution given the icy conditions.
Local roads in Hastings, Central Hawke’s Bay and Wairoa, as well as some state highways, continue to be affected by snow and rain.
Hastings roads update
TAIHAPE Rd is closed to all but residents from the Kaweka Forestry headquarters to the Rangitikei end.
PUKETITIRI Rd is closed from the Bulls Clearing (just west of Whittle Rd) to all but residents.
POHOKURA Rd is open but use caution as the road surface is very slippery.
For the latest information on Hawke’s Bay roads outside of
Central Hawke’s Bay: www.chbdc.govt.nz/services/roads-and-streets/road-closures
For state highway information see: www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/regions/6
Drivers should take extra care on all road due to the winter driving conditions
4 October 2017
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