20 Apr 2015

Manawatu Gorge back to 24 hour access

3:12 pm on 20 April 2015

Twenty-four-hour access through the Manawatu Gorge has been restored after a slip more than a week ago.

Manawatu Gorge

The slip on the Manawatu Gorge Photo: Supplied / NZTA

State Highway Three was closed for a week before one lane was opened on Friday during the day.

The slip area has been assessed and found to be safe, although one lane will remain closed while rockfall netting is installed to provide extra protection.