Road closures

Road closures and restrictions

Caution: Aranga Coast Road, Maunganui Bluff
Effective Thursday 21 September 2017 the Road is closed to all road users, including pedestrians. Beach Access has been removed and the DOC walking track is closed. 

This is due to a possible danger caused by rockfall from the Bluff.

This is effective until the danger has been assessed and remedied. 


Caution: Pahi Road, Pahi, 28 July 2017
There has been a slip on Pahi Road approx between 400 - 461 Pahi Road. There is signage in place. Please use caution when driving. 
Temporary maintenance will be carried out 31 July 2017 to allow for traffic will a more permanent mediation and repair solution is investigated. 
Your patience in this is appreciated. 

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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.

Alternative Route


Update to Swamp Road Bridge 04 July 2017

Swamp Road Bridge has been remediated, and the road is open.


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 3123


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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