Haast

Longer opening hours for road

Longer opening hours for road

The New Zealand Transport Agency has listened to communities affected by the Diana Falls slip and will extend the opening hours through the Haast Pass from today.

Trampers' river rescue

Trampers' river rescue

Two American trampers were rescued from the Haast Pass area yesterday afternoon, after becoming stranded by rising river levels.

Communications upgrade at slip site

Communications upgrade at slip site

The New Zealand Transport Agency is trying to establish better communications between road users and crews working on the problematic slip on State Highway 6 near the Haast Pass.

Haast Pass SH6 opens to single-lane traffic

State Highway 6, between Haast and Makarora, reopened to single-lane traffic at noon yesterday following its closure at the weekend when 20,000 tonnes of rock and gravel fell on to the highway at Diana Falls.

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