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Fault Reporting and Road Safety

Reporting a Fault

Have you noticed a fault around the area? A fault can include any of the following:

  • Potholes or other road failure
  • Slips or dropouts
  • Fallen trees across the road
  • Spills, glass or rubbish on the road
  • Blocked drains or culverts
  • Guardrail or bridge damage
  • Damaged signs
  • Damaged footpath
  • Graffiti
  • One or two streetlights not working

Concerned about Road Safety?

One of our main goals is to ensure that our roading network is safe to travel on. If you have any safety concerns, please let us know. Your concerns may relate to:

  • Poor visibility along the road
  • Sudden sharp curves in the road
  • How a contractor is operating
  • Slippery road surface
  • Inadequate signage

If you have noticed any faults or have safety concerns, then we want to know about it. Please report these to us by phoning the Customer Contact Centre on 06 323 0000 or emailing public@mdc.govt.nz

State Highways

The Manawatu District has a number of State Highways running through the area. Please note, the responsibility for these roads (including through our towns and villages) is with the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA). If you have any concerns relating to a State Highway, please contact NZTA directly on 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49).