Road closures

Road closures and restrictions

Temporary Bridge Closure
The purpose of this closure is to through traffic on Kaikohe Road (bridge location below). There will be a detour in place (which adds approx. 20 minutes to the trip). The closure covers the period from Thursday 31 May 2018 from 0600 through to 15 June 2018 1800. 

Closure: Hill Road,  Maungaturoto - 18 July 2017
Hill Road, Maungaturoto has been closed due to a slip toward the Bickerstaffe Road end of Hill Road. The alternative route is through Marohemo - Batley - Bickerstaffe Roads. Click here to view the public notice.

Alternative Route


Closure: Te Kowhai Floodgate Road, Ruawai - 13 October 2017

Te Kowhai Floodgate Road has been closed. Click here to view the public notice.

Speed Limits on Ripiro Beach

The areas shown below around the beach entrances at Glinks Gully and Baylys now have a 30km/h speed limit in place along Ripiro Beach

speed limit 1 BB-851  speed limit 1 GG-683

Remember that the beach is a legal road so follow the road rules; wear safety belts or helmets at all times, use your indicators, keep below the speed limit and never drink and drive.  Driving on Ripiro Beach can be treacherous.  It is suggested that those not familiar with driving on the beach seek further information.



Online requests 

Kaipara District Council
0800 727 059 (24 Hours)
Phone: +64 9 439 7059


Office hours: 8 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday

Address: 42 Hokianga Road, Dargaville 0310
Address: Unit 6, The Hub, 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai 0505

Mail: Private Bag 1001, Dargaville 0340


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