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Current roadworks

Below is a list of the major road works happening in our district.

Last updated: 29 November 2022

Road closures 

  • Washer Road, Horotiu
    This closure has been extended to the end of the year and part of the road has been reopened to allow access to more houses.
  • Brymer Road (outside the Hamilton Zoo) 
    Closed between 21 to 24 November 2022. Detour via Bagust Road and Rotokauri Road.
  • Piako Road (from Gordonton Road to Puketaha Road intersection)
  • Closed for two days - Wednesday 7 December and Thursday 8 December.

Other major works and state highway closures

  • Te Akau Road (from intersection with Highway 22 for 500m)
    Pavement rehab (down to one-lane, stop-go traffic management).
  • Orini Road (east of Orini township to Proctor Road)
    Today for next 6 weeks. Pavement rehab (down to one-lane, stop-go traffic management).
  • Hampton Downs SH1 ON & OFF Ramps
    Continuing through to 15 December 2022. Night-time closures to install new barriers.
  • Fieldays 2022
    Starts tomorrow and goes through to Saturday. No WDC roads are directly involved but there will be a substantial increase in traffic leading onto the state highways that feed to Mystery Creek. Caution is advised and delays are to be expected.


2022 Christmas Parades Road Closures

  • Huntly
    Saturday 3rd December, 11:30am to 1pm – streets around the domain.
  • Tuakau
    Saturday 3rd December, 2pm to 3pm – George St and streets around it.
  • Te Kauwhata
    Friday 16th December, 5pm to 8pm – Main St, Waerenga Rd, Wira St.
  • Pokeno
    Friday 16th December, 5pm to 8pm – Great South Rd (main street).