Heavy Rain Watch - What you need to know

Metservice NZ has issued a Heavy Rain Watch for the Waikato region, in place from 2am–3pm, Wednesday 1 February.

Given the large amount of rainfall that our district has experienced over the past few days, we are urging residents to continue to take care and stay aware of the conditions in their area. Further rainfall could quickly exacerbate existing slips, river levels and produce further flooding quite quickly.

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Road repairs - Ward Street level crossing

3 Aug 2017, 8:50 AM

KiwiRail will be repairing the road surface of the Ward Street level crossing in Te Kuiti.

The work is expected to take at least two days to complete. The Ward Street level crossing will be closed for the time of construction from 7am on Tuesday 8 August to 5.30pm on Wednesday 9 August.

Traffic management will be in place to guide traffic during this time. Alternative routes are available at the northern end of Carroll Street to Rora Street, and at the southern end of Carroll Street to Awakino Road and Rora Street.

The estimated total cost to repair is $28,000 and will be share funded by the NZ Transport Agency and Waitomo District Council.