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The Northland (Te Tai Tokerau) Road Safety website has been developed to promote Northland’s road safety issues and partners. Te Tai Tokerau's strength is in working together to communicate and problem solve.

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Road to Zero Northland

The Road to Zero Vision - is a vision of a New Zealand where no one is killed or seriously injured in road crashes.

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News & Events

Road safety is everyone's responsibility, we’re working collaboratively on road safety projects and interventions. Find out more about current issues and campaigns being run to improve road safety in Northland.

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Statistics

Our long-term goal is to improve the safety of our roads and roadsides to reduce the likelihood of crashes and minimise the consequences of crashes.

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Road Deaths Statistics

Local Road fatalities
This Year
State Highway fatalities
This Year
Total
fatalities
This Year
Far North
3
3
6
Whangarei
2
2
4
Kaipara
0
2
2
Northland
5
7
12
National
86
63
149

Autumn Driving
March/April/May

Over the last 5 yrs - 65% of crashes involving weather factors occur between February & July.

'RIDS' - Restraints, Impairment, Distractions, Speed are still key ongoing factors in crashes across Northland. 'SEAT BELTS ON' - Could save your life.

NZ MetService website
Northland Regional Council
Rivers - Drains - Rainfall data

State Highway updates

Current SH Conditions
SH1 Whangarei Improvements
Dedicated Free-phone
0800 4 HIGHWAYS

Also for reporting:

  • SH roading & safety issues
  • Potholes
  • Wandering Stock
  • Slips
  • Flooding
  • Delays
  • Stock Effluent Spills
  • Any safety concerns

Northland's annual road toll over the last 5 years

On average, 1 person is killed every day on New Zealand roads and another 7 are seriously injured. Deaths or serious injuries should not be an inevitable cost of travelling. Northland roads are challenging and unforgiving.
The need to reduce the severity and frequency of crashes is the driving force behind the Road to Zero Strategy 2020-2030 and the Road to Zero Action Plan 2020-2022.

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