A Look Back Over January 2018Wednesday, 14th February 2018An epic start to 2018 we've had here at Whale Watch Kaikoura, the amount and variety of marine life out in the Canyon that we have encountered has been remarkable. 6 spec...
INLAND ROUTE 70 Christchurch - Hanmer Springs - Kaikōura is currently open (this is being constantly reassessed with heavier rain forecast for this afternoon).
SH1 SOUTH Christchurch – Cheviot - Kaikōura is closed with the next update at 8am Wednesday 21st February 2018
SH1 NORTH from Kaikōura - Picton is closed with the next update at 8am Wednesday 21st February 2018
All subject to weather conditions, slips, repair work and seismic activity. Updates available from the NZTA WEBSITE.
There is a possibility of short delays with it being 30km/hour through parts of the route. The full rebuild of the highway will continue in 2018. Check the NZTA website for road updates before traveling. INLAND ROUTE 70 IS OPEN 24/7.
Progress on the work being done on the roads can be found on the dedicated Kaikoura Earthquake Response page provided by the team at NZTA. This page is updated fortnightly on Fridays. Work is also underway on the railway network, please be aware and take care when using rail crossings.