2012 April Update

The Waioeka Gorge is now open...

Updates can be found here:-

http://www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/current-conditions/highway-info/waioeka-gorge.html 

Here's why this web site is here:-

I really do like driving - and the Waioeka Gorge is one of the last bits of the worlds roading network where you can travel a fair distance on some great interesting roads away from traffic and population centres.

Cheers
Russell Holland

Latest News

19 Overtaking opportunities could be lost
Trip through the gorge - Gisborne - Opotiki
Tuesday 7th August
Time: Leave Gisborne 8:45am
Weather: Fine
Traffic: Very Light (as usual)
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Gisborne Herald Article
Proposed new status for gorge applauded
Tuesday, 24 July, 2007
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Martin Lowe's Waioeka Thoughts
"I myself have driven over steeper roads and Gorges in Europe (Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany) and have never seen limited 80 signage anywhere on similar roads and Gorges to our one in question. People over there are considerate and certainly drive to their ability and conditions."
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Gisborne Herald Article
MP calling for common sense on 80kmh issue
Thursday 19th July
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Gisborne Herald Article
Drivers angry at Transit's 80kmh gorge speed limit
Wednesday, 18 July, 2007
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Gisborne Herald Article
Speed limit and 'Heritage Highway' status for gorge
Friday, 13 July, 2007
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Gisborne Herald Article
MP's pleas to Transit ‘fall on deaf ears'
Thursday, 28 September, 2006
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Transit Requested Comments
June 2006 - Transit NZ requested comments from the Gisborne Chamber of Commerce
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Gisborne Herald Article
Speed limit for Waioeka Gorge may be trialled
Monday, 15 May, 2006
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