Skip to content

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) SERVICES UPDATE: Find out about services open under Alert Level 2. Please note, we are currently experiencing higher than normal volumes of work so please be patient as our teams work at reduced capacity. More information on our services

SCAM ALERT: vehicle licence (rego) renewal or tolling payment phishing emails

Access keys for nzta.govt.nz

  • h Home
  • m Menu
  • 0 Show list of access keys
  • 2 Skip to content
  • 3 Skip to top
Chathams summary web banner

A total of $14 million will be invested in the Chatham Islands through the NLTP
during 2018–21. Of $3.2 million set aside for improving local roads, almost
$1 million will be spent to replace the single-lane Waikato Bridge that provides
access to Chatham Islands Airport. This is a key lifeline route for the island, used
by ambulances for emergency flights to New Zealand and for high-value seafood
exports for air freight. The ageing timber structure has a weight restriction and
will be replaced by a new twin-box culvert, improving the resilience of the route. A
further $10.5 million will be invested over 2018–21 to operate and maintain existing
roads on the Chatham Islands.

Top