Severe Weather Event – 20 February 2023

Here’s the latest update on the current status of deliveries across the carrier networks: Napier and Hastings – Only accessible via SH2 from Palmerston North, resulting in very heavy traffic congestion and significant delays. Many suburbs and surrounding areas are still inaccessible. Heavy congestion and delays are expected to continue for a considerable time. Gisborne […]

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Severe Weather Event – Update 16 February 2023

Today’s updates: General New Zealand network updates: Cook Strait ferry services have resumed, however delays can still be expected as vehicle backlogs are cleared following cancellations earlier this week. KiwiRail have confirmed that the North Island Main Trunk Line (Auckland to Wellington) and the Main North Line (Christchurch to Picton) are now both fully open. […]

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Severe Weather Event – Update 14 February 2023

We have today received the following update from our Transport partner(s) Kaitaia, Whangarei, Napier, Hastings, Thames and Whakatane branches are all closed today due to weather conditions, so there will be no deliveries to those regions. Freight was unable to be linehauled to these regions last night due to weather, road closures, slips and/or flooding. […]

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Auckland Severe Weather Event – Update Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Further to our earlier update, our Auckland team members have returned to work today after Auckland’s anniversary weekend. We are very pleased to be able to report that just a small number of our staff have been personally affected by the significant weather event and we are supporting those affected. Pending any further weather disruptions, […]

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Freight Update – Auckland Severe Weather Event

The torrential rain causing significant flooding in Auckland is impacting freight leaving, entering or transiting through Auckland. With the ongoing clean-up occurring and more heavy rain scheduled in the coming days, major network disruptions are expected to continue in this region. There will also be backlogs of freight across all networks which will take time […]

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Weather-Related Freight Delays – 29 June 2021

Wild weather across many parts of New Zealand has caused a number of road closures and cancelled Cook Strait ferry crossings, resulting in significant freight delays. There are currently no inter-island road freight movements (transport and courier two day service). However, overnight courier services are currently still available. Further to this, there are a number […]

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Freight Update – 2 June 2021

An alternative route to SH1 is now available, enabling freight to start moving south from Christchurch again. This alternative route adds considerable time on to the movements, and rail is still closed south of Christchurch, affecting volumes of freight able to be sent. Our courier and freight partners have huge backlogs of freight which will […]

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Significant Weather Event – Courier and Transport Delays

As has been reported over the last 48 hours, heavy rain has fallen throughout the Canterbury region causing widespread flooding. Road closures and flooding have seriously affected access to much of this region and will cause ongoing delays to service levels until such time as the flooding clears. Delivery operations from our carriers are suspended […]

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Inter-island transport interruption

The bad weather in the last couple of days has led to some ferry cancellations and delays, affecting inter-island freight, courier and transport. With a forecast for improving weather later today, it is expected that normal schedules will return enabling backlogs to be cleared.    

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Freight delays due to inclement weather

The severe weather conditions affecting much of the country in the last day or so have affected road, rail and sea transport. It is likely that freight transit times will be affected as a result. If you have any specific questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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