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  State Highway 2


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General Information:

State Highway 2 links the outskirts of Auckland and Wellington. It consists mostly of two-lane single carriageway, with passing lanes. There are sections of four lane dual carriageway at Maramarua, Tauranga and Wellington.

The route features the Tauranga Harbour Bridge and Remutaka Pass, and also crosses the Waihou River, Rangitaiki River, Whakatane River and the Manawatu River.

SH2 is truncated between Hastings and Pakipaki.

Multiplexes along the route include:


Ngauranga to Pokeno   Pokeno to Ngauranga
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Advance Direction Sign:
AD sign on Haywards Hill Rd (SH58) approaching SH2 and Manor Park Rd at Haywards Hill, September 2016. This junction has since been reconfigured.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Confirmation Direction Sign:
Distance sign at Manor Park, September 2016.

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      Advance Direction Sign:
AD sign at Belmont approaching Fairway Dr and Major Dr, September 2016.

Image © Dean Sherry

      Advance Direction Sign:
AD sign at Tirohanga approaching , September 2016.

Image © Dean Sherry

      Intersection Direction Sign:
ID signage at the exit gore at the Dowse Rd interchange in Normandale, September 2016.

Image © Dean Sherry

1 NZTA, Media Releases, Construction to start soon on new Haywards interchange, 25 September 2015
2 NZTA, Media Releases, Allow extra time when travelling on SH2 between Tauranga and Waihi as work on $5M road safety programme continues, 5 June 2015

Last updated: 29-Dec-2016 0:14

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