Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway

Cyclone Debbie caused major slips on State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge. A new road is needed as local roads cannot cope with the diverting traffic.


  • New Zealand


  • Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Project Value

  • $620 million

Project Status

  • Start Date: November 2018, Estimated Completion Date: November 2024