Current road closures

River Road closure for pine logging from 24 September

A section of River Road near the Waimea River will be closed next week to allow safe removal of pines near the river. No vehicle access will be permitted:

  • 7 am to 5 pm weekdays
  • Tuesday 24 September until Friday 4 October

Access to the river off River Road and the Waimea West walkway/cycleway along the stopbank (entry off Livingston Road) is also closed. Access is available as normal during the weekends.

View maps

River Road and Waimea West stopbank walkway closure (pdf, 302 KB)


Matiri-Westbank Road is closed until further notice due to a slip.

Golden Bay - Cobb Dam Road planned closure

The Cobb Dam Road (from the Cobb Dam Bridge to the Powerhouse) will be closed for the construction of a rockfall fence from 12 August - 30 September for the following times: 

  • Monday - Friday, 7.30am to 5pm
  • Saturdays - 8.30am to 1.30pm 

Thorp Street  - Motueka 

Thorp Street, north of Staple Street, will be closed from Monday 23 September until Wednesday 25 September for a culvert replacement.