Holiday opening details
The state highway through Mangamuka Gorge will be open from the weekend before Christmas to Sunday 10 January 2021. We will provide more exact timing in the next update.
Only light vehicles – vehicles requiring a class 1 driver licence and motorcycles – will be allowed through.
More information on class 1 licences
The road will be down to one lane in places and traffic management will be in place, including traffic lights at the main slip site.
Heavy vehicles such as trucks and buses must continue to use the detour route via State Highway 10.