SH1 between Chch and Kaikōura reopens after slip

9:53 am on 11 January 2017

State Highway 1 between Christchurch and Kaikōura has reopened after a slip between Peketa and Goose Bay.

State highway 1 opens

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

The section of road usually closed from 8pm to 6am. People were diverted onto the inland road through Culverden and Waiau.

The Christchurch Transport Operations Centre said contractors had cleared the slip. The road reopened just after 9am.

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