Road Recovery Information - July 2021 Storm Event


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Road Recovery Information - July 2021 Storm Event

Latest news from the Marlborough Road Recovery Team

The Marlborough Roads Recovery Team now have a web page dedicated to the July storm event roading recovery.

Go to updates on the Waka Kotahi website

Roading information and queries

For roading information and queries please contact Marlborough Roads on 03 520 8024 or 0800 213 213 between 8.00 am - 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. Alternatively you can email the recovery team:

Road alerts/updates

Road updates are published on in our road alerts section

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Resident or Essential Service pass

A Resident Pass or Essential Service Pass is required on parts of Kenepuru Road, which are all classified as ‘controlled access’. Passes are only valid when the road is open. Please check the CDEM map below for road status.

Please email to apply for a pass. We will aim to process all applications within 48 hours of receipt of all required information.

The following groups will be allowed access to Kenepuru Road in ‘controlled access' areas:

  • Permanent residents
  • Essential service providers of professional services with evidence of supporting welfare needs, emergency property repairs, insurance assessments
  • The owner of a holiday home/bach or land
  • The owner of a commercial interest
  • Essential service providers of professional services supporting a commercial interest
  • Emergency services.

This access does not include visitors who are hiring or renting a holiday home or bach, where rental arrangements have been made through either a property letting agency or directly with the owner.

Information required for a resident pass is below:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone number
  • Vehicle registration
  • Vehicle make/model
  • Date needing the pass

For Essential Passes, the above information is required and, additionally, a business name and reason.

Go to our Roading Alerts page

Go to our Antenno information and how to download via Android or Apple's App Store

Map of affected roads

For a visual overview of all affected roads in the region, see the Marlborough Emergency Management Official Public Information Map below.

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