Speed Review

As part of the Governments' Road to Zero National Road Safety Strategy, we are required to review speed limits in the Kaipara District.

We are doing this in a staged process, focusing on areas where the evidence indicates that changing the speed limit will have the greatest impact on reducing fatal and serious harm crashes and improving overall road safety.

You can see the latest information about the Road to Zero National Road Safety Strategy on the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency website

Poutō Peninsula – West Coast

Consultation on a proposal for new speed limits in Kaipara’s Poutō Peninsula and West Coast catchment areas has now closed. 

Mangawhai – Kaiwaka (including Hakaru) and Kaiwaka West (including Oneriri Road and Oruawharo Road)

We have reviewed speed limits in the Mangawhai-Kaiwaka (including Hakaru) and Kaiwaka West (including Oneriri Road and Oruawharo Road) areas. Changes to speed limits in these areas came into effect on Monday 13 June 2022.

See the list of speed limit changes in the Mangawhai-Kaiwaka and Kaiwaka West areas (updated 12 May 2022).

The recommendations on new speed limits were informed by submissions from the community and technical assessments, required under the Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2017. The submission period opened on 29 October and closed at 5pm on 18 December 2020. The changes were confirmed by the Mangawhai and Kaiwaka Speed Limit Review Hearing Committee on 15 July 2021.

To see more about the results of the review: