Road Photos & Information: International: New Zealand

State Highway 1 - Former Alignment (Taupo)


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State Highway 1 is the main route throughout New Zealand, covering both the north and south islands.

The route is a mix of 2-laned rural highway, multi-laned urban arterial road, expressway and motorway standards. It passes through rural, commercial and industrial zones as well as through forested areas. The route is paved the entire length. A 7km section of the route is tolled (Northern Gateway Toll Road). 1

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AD sign at Taupo on Lake Tce (former SH1) approaching Napier-Taupo Rd (former SH5), September 2016.

Image © Dean Sherry

1 New Zealand Transport Agency, Roads & Rail, Toll Roads, Where The Toll Roads Are

Last updated: 27-Dec-2016 23:03

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