This section outlines how the Council's Engineering Services Department manages and maintains Tasman's roading network.

Current Road Works


Find out about the range of bridges the Council manages and maintains, and check bridge weight limits.

Grazing the Road Margin

Find the rules about livestock grazing on the road margin.

Regional Land Transport Plan

Read about proposed activities in the Regional Land Transport Plan, including public transport.

Road Signage

Report a problem or find out more about road signage.

Street Lighting and Street Furniture

Report a problem or find out more about street lighting or street furniture such as rubbish bins, seating or landscaping.

Street Names

Learn about the Council's street name policy and how to make a request. Or find out how to get the reason for a street name.

Rural Property Numbering in Tasman

Find out how the Council numbers rural properties, how to get a number for your property.

Statistics About the Tasman Road Network

Tasman District Council is responsible for the management of a transportation network that comprises approximately:

  • 1681 km of roads (916 km sealed and 765km unsealed)
  • 467 bridges (including footbridges)
  • 184km of footpaths
  • 21 carparks providing 1100 spaces
  • 3735 streetlights, traffic signs and culvert pipes.

Each road in the transportation network has been categorised into a transportation hierarchy based on the road’s purpose and level of use.

The local roading network is managed by the Engineering Services Department, Phone: 03 543 8400.

State Highway Network

State Highways 6, 60 and 65 traverse the district. These state highways are managed by the New Zealand Transport Agency.