Representing Massey Residents and Ratepayers

Motorway closures this coming week


  • Eastbound lanes between Brigham Creek Road roundabout and Lincoln Road on ramp, 2 – 6 April
  • Hobsonville Road eastbound on ramp, 2 – 6 April
  • Royal Road eastbound on ramp, 2 – 6 April
  • Royal Road westbound off ramp, 3 – 6 April
  • Westbound lanes between Lincoln Road off ramp and Brigham Creek Road roundabout, 2 April (approx 10:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)
  • Lincoln Road westbound on ramp, 2 April
  • Te Atatu Peninsula eastbound on ramp, 5 – 6 April
  • Rosebank Road eastbound on ramp, 2 – 6 April
  • Patiki Road eastbound off ramp, 5 – 6 April (subject to other closures in the area, please check before travelling)
  • Eastbound lanes between Patiki Road off ramp and Great North Road on ramp, 2 April (approx 10:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)
  • Eastbound lanes between Patiki Road off ramp and Western Springs on ramp, 3 – 6 April (approx 10:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)
  • Great North Road eastbound on ramp, 3 – 6 April
  • Great North Road westbound on ramp, 2 – 4 April
  • Westbound lanes between Great North Road off ramp and Patiki Road on ramp, 2 April (approx 11:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)
  • Westbound lanes between St Lukes Road off ramp and Patiki Road on ramp, 3 – 4 April (approx 11:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)
  • Westbound lanes between St Lukes Road off ramp and Great North Road on ramp 5 – 6 April (approx 11:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)
  •  St Lukes Road westbound on ramp, 3 – 6 April)


  • Westbound lanes between Hobsonville Road off ramp and SH16, 2 – 6 April
  • Eastbound lanes between Tauhinu Road off ramp and Albany Highway on ramp, 2 & 4 – 6 April
  • Eastbound lanes between Tauhinu Road off ramp and Greenhithe Road on ramp, 3 April
  • Greenhithe Road eastbound on ramp, 2 & 4 – 6 April
  • Westbound lanes between Paul Matthews Road and Albany Highway, 2 April (approx 10:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

Shake out day – Massey get ready

NZ SHAKE OUT   –   (direct people to this web site to register)

Everyone, everywhere should know the right action to take before, during and after an earthquake. All of New Zealand is prone to earthquakes. You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes – at home, at work, at school, or on holiday.

New Zealand ShakeOut has been created to help people and organisations get better prepared for major earthquakes, and practise ‘Drop, Cover and Hold’ – the right action to take during an earthquake.

New Zealand ShakeOut also provides a fantastic opportunity for businesses, workplaces, and other organisations to examine and review their own emergency preparedness arrangements. Families and households can also create, review and practise their household plans.


State Highway 16 road works Queens Birthday


Delays on the Northwestern Motorway

te-atatu-daytime-closures4am Sat 27 Dec to 5am Mon 5 Jan 2015

  • Te Atatu Rd will be reduced to a single lane in each direction over the bridge between Te Atatu South and Te Atatu Peninsula
  • The Northwestern motorway will be reduced to a single lane each way under the Te Atatu bridge during the day, and then closed under the bridge from 10pm each night. All lanes on the motorway will be open on New Year’s Eve night (31 Dec) and New Year’s Day (1 Jan)
  • The Te Atatu city bound loop onramp will be closed
  • The Northwestern cycleway and footpaths will remain open throughout the works.

for more information go to


Northwestern Motorway Delays – Causeway Alliance email

A quick reminder about the major road works happening at Te Atatu this weekend, from 10pm tonight to 5am Monday.  The first section of the Te Atatu overbridge is being raised and significant travel delays in the area are expected.

There will be lane closures on the Northwestern motorway (SH16) and restricted access to and from Te Atatu Peninsula

  •  The motorway underneath the Te Atatu overbridge will be closed in both directions from 10pm each night
  •  Avoid the Te Atatu area, particularly through peak travel times between 10am and 2pm on Sat and Sun
  •  The Northwestern cycleway will remain open all weekend.

More information, including detour routes, is available in the attached document and on our website –

Upgrade work at the Greville Road (SH1) interchange is also happening this weekend.  Delays are expected so if at all possible please avoid this area, too.

We appreciate you sharing this information to your colleagues, family and friends

Causeway News

Better bus services

Massey residents will be among west Aucklanders benefiting from a plan to improve bus services that is being investigated by Auckland Transport and the New Zealand Transport Authority.

At a recent ‘meet the road builders’ open day to mark the upgrade if the Lincoln Road motorway interchange NZTA officials said discussions were bring held to create a bus interchange on government land in Triangle Rd that will accept feeder services

NZTA opening Auckland’s Lincoln Road work site for community

West Aucklanders had an opportunity for a first-hand look at progress on Auckland’s Lincoln Road interchange at a NZ Transport Agency open day on Saturday, 24 November.

The interchange on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) is a key part of the Western Ring Route – the strategic alternative to SH1 identified by the Government as one of its Roads of National Significance.

“Thousands of people pass through the construction site every day, and we were opening up the door so that they could come in and take a look at what happens behind the barriers,” says the NZTA’s acting State Highways Manager for Auckland and Northland, Steve Mutton.

”This open day was our way of saying ‘thank you’ to the community for the support they’ve given us over the past couple of years. We also wanted people to come along and learn more about the development of the project and its role in the Western Ring Route motorway alternative around Auckland.”

The open day coincided with the start of construction on the third stage of the upgrade – the widening of the Henderson Creek Bridge, east of the interchange.

As work develops on the interchange, two neighbouring projects linked to the Western Ring Route are also underway.

Enabling works have started at the Waterview Connection project before construction of its twin tunnels starts next year, and the upgrade of the SH16 causeway to make it wider and higher will also start in the new year. Staff from both projects were present on the day to update the community.

“The Western Ring Route will have a huge impact on travel around Auckland,” Mr Mutton says. “When it is completed, this 48 kilometre-long motorway will provide much better connections between Manukau in the south,Auckland International Airport, Waitakere and the North Shore, and ease congestion on the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the CBD.”

Work at Lincoln Road began in 2010. A new Selwood Road Bridge has been completed, but will not be fully open to traffic until the east-bound motorway on and off ramps are re-built. Mr Mutton says better access to and from the motorway will reduce queues, make travel more reliable and improve safety for drivers.

The motorway around the interchange is also being widened from two lanes to three in both directions. Dedicated bus shoulders along the motorway will improve public transport journeys to and from the city. There will also be better connections for walkers and cyclists between Lincoln Road and Selwood Road, as well as an extended Northwestern cycleway.

“We have a lot to show and tell people and we hope they take advantage of this opportunity to have look behind the scenes,” says Mr Mutton.

The open day is on Saturday, 24 November, between 9am and 2pm. Site access and parking will be available onSelwood Roadand will be well signposted.

People can contact the project at 09 969 9800 or

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