Update 9 as at 21 June 2018  8.16pm

North Auckland

  • Tomorata Valley Road open.
  • Waiteitei Road in Wellsford open.
  • Old Kaipara Road open.
  • Old Woodcocks Road open.
  • Kaipara Flats Road open.
  • Wayby Station Road in Wellsford is open to one lane.
  • Wellsford Valley Road in Wellsford is open to one lane.
  • Whangaripo Valley Road is CLOSED in Wellsford, due to flooding.
  • Wayby Valley Road is CLOSED in Wellsford, due to flooding.
  • Falls Road is CLOSED in Warkworth, due to flooding.

Please take extra care and drive to the conditions.

West Auckland

  • No known issues.

Central Auckland

  • No known issues.

East Auckland

  • No known issues.

South Auckland

  • no known issues.

Auckland Transport

Plans for more parking at Papakura station

Auckland Transport (AT) is looking at ways to extend one of its busiest park and rides at Papakura Railway Station. AT is set to issue a tender which could see a significant increase to the 327 parking spaces currently at Papakura.

The extension is to cope with the large jump in numbers of people using the Southern rail line; passenger growth has been 19 percent in the past 6 months.

Auckland Transport’s Group Manager Strategic Development, Chris Morgan, says traditional park and rides are expensive because they rely on buying land. “With Auckland’s high land values, a parking bay can cost $25,000 or more, so we are looking at a number of options including the possibility of using pre-fabricated steel decking.”

He says Auckland Transport is in the early stages of investigating a trial for Papakura, but there are still a number of issues to be worked through like design and traffic assessments for the site.

“We want to look at trialling innovative ways to provide more parking at key locations.”

Barney Irvine from the Automobile Association (AA) says the AA supports moves to expand park and ride facilities. “There’s clear demand from our members for more park and ride, and we see it as an excellent way to increase the appeal of public transport.”

In Auckland, there are currently 5,500 park and rides bays. Chris Morgan says there needs to be almost double that number by 2040 and there are plans to put in 800 more bays within 2 years including 400 at Westgate and new spaces at Silverdale, Pukekohe and Hobsonville.

Find out more about AT's free park and ride facilities.