State Highway 1 on the Brynderwyn Hills in Northland to has
reopened to both lanes of traffic this morning.
The road was reopened at 10.15am, the New Zealand Transport
Temporary speed restrictions of 50km/h on the stretch would
in place for the next week.
NZTA regional journey manager Jacqui Hori-Hoult said it had
been a huge team effort to reapir the damage done to the
The highway was closed when heavy rain last weekend caused an
underslip affecting 20 metres of the main road link between
Northland and Auckland.
Elsewhere in the region traffic was flowing well on a
temporary SH1 diversion around the Maromaku slip near
Kawakawa through SH1, and SH12 at Kaihu was open to a single