Current Road Status

The list below displays the status of any affected roads in the Manawatu District. Click here or click on the image above to view an interactive map.

For information about State Highway conditions and closures, please visit the NZ Transport Agency website.


Road NameUpdated
LOWER PAKIHIKURA ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Portion of the carriage is slipping away since previous weather event. MDC is arranging additional geological investigation.
02/11/2023
POHANGINA VALLEY EAST ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Sinkhole developing due to damaged culvert pipe. Roughly 1km south of Churchill Rd intersection.
01/09/2023
MANIA ROAD - Closed to Heavy Traffic
Section(s) of unseal pavement has slumped. pavement movement is ongoing. Unsuitable for heavy vehicles.
01/09/2023
TITIRANGI ROAD - Closed to Heavy Traffic
close to heavy vehicles due to road condition along Mania Road.
01/09/2023
MANGATIEKA ROAD - Closed to Heavy Traffic
Section of road pavement has slumped away due to ground movement.
02/10/2023
MANGARERE ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Initial slip removal completed, with debris remains visible, please drive to the conditions
01/09/2023
LIMESTONE ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Uneven surface due to previous weather damage, but passible.
01/09/2023
LIMESTONE ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Contractors are resheeting the gravel road, please drive with caution.
01/09/2023
TUNIPO ROAD - Road Closed
Slip materials/silt causing vehicle slip off the road into roadside drain. Truck removed, but surface condition is remain unsafe.
01/09/2023
AUPUTA ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Initial slip cleaning completed, but small slips remaining. A retaining wall proposal is due to review by WSP.
01/09/2023
NO.1 LINE POHANGINA - Open, Caution Required
Damaged section of the road is open with caution.
01/09/2023
NO.3 LINE - Open, Caution Required
Slips partial block the width of the road
01/09/2023
NO.4 LINE - Open, Caution Required
Road partial blocks by slips.
01/09/2023
RIDGE ROAD - Open, Caution Required
Road width reduce to single lane due to slips and downed vegetation.
01/09/2023
CHURCHILL ROAD - Road Closed
Bridge asset loss during flood event Undermining in bridge abutment areas (both side of the rivers). Do not approach. The river span is too wide for Bayley Bridge.
01/09/2023