Council maintains 685 kilometres of roads in the Westland District. The total length of urban roads is 53 kilometres and rural roads is 632 kilometres.

Many of the roads have kerb and channel, footpaths, roadmarking, signage and streetlights, which are administered by Council.

Transfund subsidises around 60% of the Council's roading programme (Note that the state highway network is administered by Transit New Zealand, not Westland District Council).

Westland District Council has approximately 335 kms of unsealed road pavement (46.5% of Councils total length of road).

Traffic Crash Reports

The purpose of the Traffic Crash Report Form is to identify crash locations, to identify roading problems, and hence potential improvements. It will not be used for enforcement purposes.


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For more information contact the Council.