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Roads & Streets
Ngā Huarahi

In this section you'll find details about our roads and streets including maintenance, how to report issues, traffic management, stock crossing permits, vehicle crossings, temporary road closures and more.

What are Council responsibilities in relation to roads and streets?

Ōtorohanga District Council is responsible for the maintenance and development of the District's roads and associated assets such as the kerb and channel, stormwater sumps (cesspits), footpaths, streetlights, road signs, road markings, safety barriers and site rails, bridges, culverts and roadside vegetation.

The 804km of road we have in our district is comprised of 526km of sealed road and 278km of unsealed road which is managed for us through a contract with Inframax Construction.

Please note that Council is not responsible for the State Highways (SH 3 & 31/39) that run through our district. If you have any concerns relating to the State Highways, please contact the New Zealand Transport Agency directly.

For up to date traffic information on State Highways, please visit the NZTA website

Reporting issues

If you have noticed a fault please call us or report an issue here. 

A fault can include any of the following potholes or other road failure, slips or dropouts, fallen trees, spills or rubbish on the road, blocked drains or culverts, guardrail or bridge damage, glass or debris on the road, damaged signs, broken footpath, graffiti and streetlights not working.

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