CONDITIONAL ACCESS FOR HEAVY VEHICLES TO SHI KAIKOURA ROUTE FROM 15 DECEMBER 2017

  • 06 Dec



NZTA has finalised its guidance to industry on access to the Kaikoura portion of SH I and the information is available through the following links which include advice for all motorists.

The heavy vehicle specific information has been added to the overall road opening FAQs which are on this page:


Members can read them online in the ‘freight’ section or download a PDF. The FAQs are updated regularly as new information is released so it’s worth just using the online ones. Please advise all drivers of the caveats and restrictions on this route and plan trips according to the route limitations outlined in the Agency information.

NZTA are also about to put out a media release to industry publications: