Roads in and out of Northland

Published on 15 May 2023

Aerial shot showing repair work for underslip on northern side of Brynderwyn Hills.

Updated: 9:00am Monday 15 May 2023
Note: This is the final roading update for this weather event.

Please look out for surface flooding, downed trees and slips, and don’t drive through flood water.

Local roads – one lane open only

  • Cullen Road
  • Hartnell Road
  • Helmsdale Road
  • Mitatai Road
  • Old Parua Bay Road
  • Omana Road
  • Otuhi Road
  • Ruarangi Road – Restricted, 4WD access only

State Highway updates

Waka Kotahi manage our national State Highway network and advise the following:

  • Brynderwyn Hills open in both directions
  • Dome Valley open in both directions
  • State Highway 12 open
  • All detours are open

Report issues online

Please provide details for any other damage, flooding or other outages to us online:

Report it

Please don't enter floodwater as it may be contaminated. 

Event cancellations

The following events have been cancelled due to weather:

Plan your journey

If you are travelling on a State Highway, use Waka Kotahi's Journey Planner:

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If you are travelling on local roads, please plan your journey using Waze:

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